Ben Shannon Killed by New Hampshire Department of Corrections Probation/Parole Officers, Strafford County Sheriff's Department

Ben Shannon Killed by New Hampshire Department of Corrections Probation/Parole Officers, Strafford County Sheriff's Department
Ben Shannon was Killed

Three probation / parole officers and a county sheriff’s deputy attempted to locate Shannon’s brother Wayne in his mother’s trailer, although they were also aware of a warrant out for Shannon’s arrest regarding intoxication. Shannon attempted to hide in a dark bedroom, resisted officers and reportedly threatened to shoot them. He was shot three times and died later that evening. He’d been unarmed, holding a cellphone.

Victim’s Name: Ben Shannon

Agency Responsible: New Hampshire Department of Corrections Probation/Parole Officers, Strafford County Sheriff’s Department

Gender: Male

Age: 35

Race: White

Date of Death: March 10, 2014

County: Strafford

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Geography: Suburban

Source: Ben Shannon Killed by New Hampshire Department of Corrections Probation/Parole Officers, Strafford County Sheriff’s Department

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