Supporting Mental Health during Vigil for Hospital Security Officer in New Hampshire” – New Hampshire Bulletin

On Monday, a candlelight vigil will be held at 4:30 p.m. near the state hospital in Concord to remember the security guard who was tragically killed in the hospital’s lobby on Friday. The event will take place on the soccer fields near the hospital, located at the corner of South Fruit and Clinton streets.

Mental health support will be available on-site during the vigil, provided by NAMI NH. Anyone who cannot attend but would like mental health support is encouraged to reach out to 988, the state’s Suicide Prevention and Crisis Lifeline. Additionally, help is available through texting 833-710-6477 and visiting

The victim of the shooting was Bradley Haas, a 63-year-old man from Franklin who had been working as a security guard at the hospital since 2019. Prior to his work at the hospital, Haas had served as Franklin’s police chief for several years. Unfortunately, little information about what led to Madore’s arrival at the hospital or any potential connection to a U-Haul found running in the parking lot with an AR-style rifle, tactical vest, and several magazines of ammunition inside has been released by state police.

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