All Sections
Welcome guest, you have 3 views left.  Register| Sign In

Grafton man identified as deceased in Walpole officer-involved shooting

A Grafton man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Walpole Friday died from gunshot wounds to the head, chest and abdomen, authorities said Saturday.

Authorities identified the man as Larry Albert Bohannon, who was born in 1961, making him 51 or 52 years old.

Dr. Thomas Andrew, the state's chief medical examiner, performed an autopsy on Bohannon's body Saturday, according to the state Attorney General's Office.

"The investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death is continuing and no further information is expected to be released until early next week," the AG's office said in a statement.

Senior Assistant Attorney General Janice Rundles earlier said the man killed was involved in an armed robbery in Bellows Falls, Vt., earlier Friday. The man "was said to have worn a ski mask and carried a handgun," she said. The man fled to New Hampshire and officers from Walpole and Alstead pursued his vehicle.

"At the end of the pursuit, shots were fired and the suspect was killed at the scene," Rundles said.

She said she couldn't comment on whether the man fired at police or whether authorities recovered a handgun. She said the man failed to comply with orders from police.

David Tuttle, who lives next door to the crime scene, said he could hear a chase.

"I could hear sirens. Right here, I heard a screech and then a thud and a few seconds later, some shots and a little bit after that some shots," Tuttle told the New Hampshire Union Leader.

"I'm going to guess there were two groups, each with three or four (shots)," he said.

Kites Against Cancer
Sunday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

15th Annual NH Renaissance Faire
Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Follow us on Facebook Follow our RSS feed

Contact Information

The Goffstown News
100 William Loeb Drive
Manchester, NH 03109

Ph: 603-206-7800
Fax: 603-206-7801

Neighborhood News publications can be found at a newsstand near you here.

News, Obituaries, Sports & Social Announcements

Christine Heiser, Executive Editor
Ph: 603-206-7811

Email ads to
Classified advertising: 603-669-1010
Display advertising: 603-668-4321

Print rate card | Digital rate card

Calendar Listings
Please use our online form at