October 20, 2018
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Man fatally shot by New Hampshire state trooper hit 4 times, authorities say

CANAAN, New Hampshire — Authorities say a man who was fatally wounded when he was shot by a New Hampshire state trooper was hit four times.

Police identified the man on Sunday as 26-year-old Jesse J. Champney of Enfield. Authorities say the shooting happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. Saturday in a field in Canaan. The trooper was not injured. No other details have been disclosed.

An autopsy on Sunday determined that one of the four gunshot wounds Champney suffered caused his death.

The trooper, whose name was not disclosed, has been placed on administrative leave and is expected to be interviewed next week.

State police and the New Hampshire attorney general’s office are investigating the shooting.

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