WALPOLE, N.H. — An grownup male is lifeless following a taking pictures that occurred Saturday evening in Walpole, New Hampshire, in keeping with New Hampshire Legal professional Normal John Formella.
Simply earlier than 11:30 p.m. officers responded to studies of a home violence incident on Nation Highway, authorities instructed Boston 25 Information. When State Police arrived on the scene a resident from the house met troopers outdoors whereas a second resident of the house remained inside the house. An encounter ensued with a resident inside the house the place one trooper discharged his weapon, Formella stated.
Christopher Tkal, age 57, the only resident inside the house, died on the scene. A loaded rifle was discovered beneath Tkal’s physique.
The Deputy Chief Medical Examiner carried out an post-mortem Sunday afternoon and decided that Tkal’s explanation for dying was a number of gunshot wounds, and the way of dying was a murder.
No officers reported any accidents, and there’s no menace to the general public, police say.
In keeping with the AG’s workplace, the identify of the Trooper concerned within the incident is being withheld pending the conclusion of a proper interview. The preliminary responding troopers didn’t have physique or cruiser cameras.
The precise circumstances surrounding this incident stay actively below investigation.
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