Suspect in New Salem incident identified

Date: 
10.21.2018

Nghia Le, 18, of Manchester, NH, remains hospitalized at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA, after being shot in response to his attack upon a Massachusetts State Police Trooper Friday afternoon in New Salem. 

Le is facing charges of armed assault with intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and is held on $1 million bail pending his arraignment sometime early this week.  The time and location of the arraignment has yet to be determined.

The Trooper remains hospitalized as well, but is in stable condition and good spirits.  

See WWLP news video of press conference HERE.