May 16, 2018

Statement regarding incident on May 16

Huggins Hospital worked with the Wolfeboro Police Department during an incident that occurred in the parking lot on the morning of May 16th. This is an isolated incident and all departments of the hospital are open for patients and visitors. In a statement from the Wolfeboro Police Department, the incident is explained as an individual with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. The individual was later pronounced dead from these injuries. As always, the safety and security of our patients, visitors and employees remains our top priority. We thank the Wolfeboro Police Department for their assistance. Our hearts and thoughts go out to the friends and family during this difficult time.