Police Shoot, Kill Man Outside NH Liquor Store


ONLINE ON YOUR TABLET OR SMARTPHONE. COUNT ON OUR TEAM TO GIVE YOU THE INFORMATION THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. ALSO BREAKING TONIGHT HERE AT 8:00 WE HAVE JUST LEARNED NEW HAMPSHIRE POLICE SHOT AND KILLED A MAN TODAY IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE STATE OWNED LIQUOR STORE ALONG THE HIGHWAY. THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE JUST DETAILING WHAT LED UP TO THAT SHOOTING. WBZ’S KEN MACLEOD PICKS UP THE STORY LIVE IN HAMPTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE TONIGHT. KEN. Reporter: DAVID, AS YOU MENTIONED, THE NEW HAMPSHIRE ATTORNEY GENERAL JUST BRIEFED REPORTERS HERE AT THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT. HE CONFIRMED WHAT YOU MENTIONED, STATE TROOPERS DID SHOOT A MAN TO DEATH OUTSIDE A STATE OWNED LIQUOR STORE THIS AFTERNOON AFTER HE STOLE A PICKUP TRUCK AT GUNPOINT. WE WANT TO BEGIN WITH A PICTURE. WE WANT YOU TO TAKE A LOOK AT THIS. THIS IS 36-YEAR-OLD BARRY JONES OF PORTSMOUTH. POLICE SAY HE WAS DRUNK AND ANGRY THIS MORNING AS HE SOUGHT SOMEONE TO GIVE HIM A RIDE TO LAWRENCE MASS TO BUY DRUGS. WHEN HE COULDN’T FIND A RIDE HE PRODUCED A GUN AND STOLE A MAN’S PICKUP TRUCK AND POLICE RADIOS CRACKLED WITH LOOKOUTS FOR THE ARMED SUSPECTS. FAST FORWARD ABOUT A HALF AN HOUR. NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TROOPERS SPOTTED THE STOLEN FORD RANGER AT THE STATE LIQUOR STORE ON I- 95 SOUTHBOUND IN HAMPTON. THAT’S WHERE THERE WAS A CONFRONTATION IN THE PARKING LOT BETWEEN JONES AND THE TROOPERS AS A COUPLE DOZEN CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES SCRAMBLED TO THE BACK OF THE STORE LOOKING FOR COVER. THERE WAS AN ENCOUNTER BETWEEN NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TROOPERS AND MR. JONES IN FRONT OF THE LIQUOR STORE WHERE ONE OR TWO OF THE TROOPERS DISCHARGED THEIR WEAPON. MR. JONES WAS TREATED AT THE SCENE FOR AT LEAST ONE GUNSHOT WOUND AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL HOSPITAL. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON. WE’RE TOLD THAT NO TROOPERS WERE HIT AND NO OTHER CIVILIANS WERE HURT. NOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS THERE IS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO THAT CAPTURED MOST OF THE INCIDENT. WE’RE TOLD THAT’S BEING REVIEWED BY INVESTIGATORS RIGHT NOW. THE TROOPER’S NAMES HAVE NOT BEEN RELEASED BUT THEY HAVE

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