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Sep 25, 2016 12:01 PM

Investigation into fatal shooting of Claremont man by police begins


CLAREMONT — New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster and Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Safety and Acting Colonel of the State Police Robert Quinn announce that an investigation has begun into the fatal shooting of a Claremont man by police that happened at 4:50 a.m. today.

There was a call for service to the home in Claremont during which an adult male identified as Cody Lafont, 25, of Claremont, was fatally shot by an officer during a confrontation with police.

No police officers were injured during the incident.

An autopsy will be performed Monday to determine the exact nature of the death.

The circumstances that led up to the shooting are being investigated.

No further updates are expected today.

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