Vermont man shot by police on I-89 in NH faces 6 charges
HOPKINTON — The man shot by an officer on Interstate 89 is facing six charges following the incident.
Police arrested Bryan Evans, 31, of Quechee, Vermont, on May 20 after being treated at a hospital for injuries sustained in the shooting on May 19.
Police charged Evans with one count of receiving stolen property - a class A felony, one count of unauthorized use of a propelled vehicle - a class A misdemeanor, three counts of criminal trespassing - a class A misdemeanor and one count of disobeying an officer - a class A misdemeanor. Additional charges are forthcoming, police said.
The officer-involved shooting incident occurred after a state trooper spotted a car reported stolen from Vermont around 7 p.m. May 19. The trooper pursued the car, which eventually stopped on Interstate 89 in Hopkinton near Exit 7.
A confrontation broke out among Evans and several police officers at the scene, ending in Evans being shot, police said.
The Attorney General's office did not say if the officer who fired the shot is a State Police trooper or is from another police agency. Police cruisers from several towns were on scene during the investigation.
The Attorney General's office is investigating the officer-involved shooting.