Officer hurt, man found dead after exchange of gunfire
WEARE, N.H. (AP) — A police officer responding to a domestic violence call at a home was shot in the arm during an exchange of gunfire with a man inside the house, and the man was later found dead, New Hampshire authorities said Thursday.
Police said the injury to Weare Police Officer William Lewis, 27, was non-life-threatening, and he was taken to a hospital, where he awaited surgery. The shooting happened shortly after 1:45 a.m.
At least one other officer was inside the house and fired his weapon, Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said. The officers withdrew after the shootings.
The man, identified as Jeffrey Clough-Garvin, 43, remained in the house, which was surrounded by state police SWAT team officers. Police tried to reach out to him. Clough-Garvin was found dead inside at about 8:30 a.m. An autopsy was planned.
No one else was hurt.
MacDonald said the Weare officers wore body cameras and images of the event were captured.