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New Hampshire man dead after being shot by Old Town police officer

Police in Old Town say a man has died after being involved in an officer involved shooting that happened Thursday morning.

OLD TOWN (NEWS CENTER Maine) — A man from New Hampshire is dead after police in Old Town say an officer shot the man Thursday morning.

Adrian Bunker, 37, of Merrimack, N.H. was driving a gray Chevy Silverado pickup truck when he was shot by an officer, according to police.

Officer Joseph Decato of the Old Town Police Dept. was put on paid administrative leave and is pending review of the Old Town Police department, which is a standard procedure for an officer-involved shooting.

The Attorney General's Office in investigating the death.

Old Town Police refused to answer reporters questions at a press conference on Thursday.

Stillwater Avenue in Old Town was closed between College to Pembroke Drive for several hours Thursday morning.