CANAAN, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire State Trooper was involved in a shooting in which a man was fatally wounded.

It happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. Saturday in a field in Canaan.

Authorities are withholding the man’s identity until his family is notified. The trooper, whose name also was not disclosed, has been placed on administrative leave and is expected to be interviewed early next week.

An autopsy is to be performed on Sunday to determine the exact cause and manner of the man’s death.

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  1. an autopsy for cause ???? the state police officer shot him? that is cause you’re releasing no information on the account that the man was not armed? most likely running away impaired and was shot dead that is murder Police should not have weapons they should lock in trunks only with supervisor permission used to many X soldiers being cops think there in the war zone, Great message Bang bang bang,,, Happy X mass is given by zealot heroes… protecting the public? is why we have 2ed amen

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