Man Shoots Unwanted Person at His Home

Victim listed in fair condition after sustaining single shot to his midsection

Brian Valley, 47, of Newport, New Hampshire, called 911 on Aug. 28 to tell emergency responders that he just fired a single shot at an unwanted subject at his residence on Laurel Street.

The victim, identified as Jay Handy, 27, of White River Junction, Vermont, was treated at the scene and subsequently flown by DHART to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He remains hospitalized, and his condition is listed as fair.

Handy sustained a single shot to his midsection.

The Newport Police Department is conducting the investigation with the assistance of the New Hampshire State Police Major Crime Unit and the Sullivan County Attorney's Office.

Authorities say there is no threat to public safety, and no arrests have been made.

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