Attorney General John M. Formella announces additional information concerning an officer-involved shooting early this morning in Manchester, New Hampshire.
At approximately 3:25 AM on Friday, May 26, 2023, Manchester police officers responded to a 911 call at 1143 Mammoth Road for a report of a person armed with a firearm. The responding officers encountered an armed male adult outside the residence. During the encounter, four Manchester Police Officers discharged their firearms and one additional Manchester Police Officer discharged a less-lethal munition.
Lifesaving measures were attempted, but the armed man, identified as Alex Naone (age 26), of Hooksett, New Hampshire was shot and died.
Chief Medical Examiner Jennie V. Duval conducted an autopsy today and determined Mr. Naone’s cause of death was gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen, and the manner of death was homicide. As used by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, homicide is defined as the killing of one person by another.
No law enforcement officers, or other private citizens, were physically injured during this incident. Pursuant to protocol, the names of the officers involved in the incident are being withheld pending the conclusion of formal interviews. The initial responding officers did have body-worn cameras.
The circumstances surrounding this incident remain under active investigation. Additional information will not be released until after the officers’ interviews are completed.