Shortly before 7 p.m. after state police dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call about an erratic driver in a white pickup truck traveling westbound on Route 101. A trooper spotted the truck stopped off Exit 6 around the overpass. The trooper approached the truck and at some point fired his gun at the driver. Welch, who was alone in the truck, was killed, although it wasn't immediately known whose gun the bullet came from.
Victim's Name: Walter Welch Jr.
Agency Responsible: New Hampshire State Police
Date of Death: September 29, 2018
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: No
Armed: Allegedly Armed
Threat Level: undetermined
Fleeing: Not fleeing
Body Camera: No
Washington Post Database ID: 4062