1 Dead in Derry, New Hampshire Police Shooting

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The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office is investigating a police shooting that left a man dead in Derry, New Hampshire on Saturday.

According to authorities, Derry police officers responded to reports of a man approaching a house with a shotgun and firing at a resident near the Old Coach Road and 28 Bypass in Derry.

The man, identified as Christopher Coppola, 43, was shot and killed during the incident. The resident Coppola reportedly fired at and the officers involved were not hurt, according to the AG’s office.

According to the AG's office, three officers were present at the scene and the first responding officer was not wearing a body camera, but investigators are reviewing if there are any other recordings and awaiting autopsy results.

Authorities said this is an ongoing investigation and formal protocols are being followed. Further information will be released when available.

Correction: (April 10, 2022, 4 p.m. ET): A previous version of this story incorrectly stated where the police shooting took place. The story above has been corrected to indicate that it happened in Derry, New Hampshire and involved the Derry Police Department.

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