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New Hampshire AG Says Deadly Police Force Was Justified

Four Manchester police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man outside his fiancée’s apartment building last year were justified in their use of deadly force, the attorney general’s office said Wednesday.

Alex Naone died May 26, 2023, after being shot seven times in the arms, chest, abdomen and back, according to the attorney general’s report.

According to investigators, Naone had an on-and-off relationship with his fiancée and had been arrested two weeks earlier for throwing cans of beer at the windows. On the night May 25, they argued and he left, but returned around 2 a.m., intoxicated and holding a gun to his head in front of their four-year-old daughter, she told police.

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