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News Release

For Immediate Release
November 25, 2013

Benjamin J. Agati, Assistant Attorney General
(603) 419-0124

Additional Information Regarding Manchester Shooting Death Investigation

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster and Manchester Police Chief David J. Mara announce additional information in an ongoing investigation of a fatal shooting incident in Manchester yesterday afternoon.

On Sunday, November 24, 2013, the Manchester Police Department responded to 331 Lake Avenue for a report of shots fired, and found one deceased adult male outside the home suffering from what appears to be a gunshot wound. This male has been identified as Edgar "Eddie" Hoffens, age 22, of Manchester, New Hampshire. A second adult male in critical condition was nearby suffering from what also appeared to be a gunshot wound. That second adult male was transported to the Elliot Hospital where he died this morning. That individual has been identified as Charles Cable, age 20, of Manchester, New Hampshire.

Autopsies on both Edgar Hoffens and Charles Cable are not expected to be complete until the end of the day tomorrow, Tuesday, November 26, 2013.

The Manchester Police Department continues to ask anyone with information on the shooting, or who was in the area of 331 Lake Avenue around 3:50 PM on Sunday afternoon to contact the Manchester Police Department at (603) 668-8711.

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