Shooting Victim Identified at New Hampshire Hospital

November 18, 2023

The suspect and one victim are dead following a shooting Friday afternoon at New Hampshire Hospital, the state psychiatric facility on Clinton Street in Concord, authorities said.

An emergency call about an active shooter came in at 3:38 p.m., according to State Police Colonel Mark Hall.

One person, identified late Friday as New Hampshire Hospital security officer Bradley Hass, 63, of Franklin was shot. A State Trooper stationed at the hospital shot and killed the suspect, Hall said. The trooper was uninjured.

Officials said CPR was performed on Haas, who was taken to a hospital but died of his injuries. He was a New Hampshire Department of Safety security officer and died in the line of duty.

Haas previously served as chief of the Franklin Police Department. He served that department for 28 years, beginning first as a patrol officer. Before his stint with Franklin police, Haas served for three years as a military police officer in the U.S. Army, officials said.

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