New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
August 18, 2015

Jeffery A. Strelzin, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Chief, Homicide Unit
Via email:
At the Attorney General's Office (603) 271-3671

John Kennedy, Assistant Attorney General

Ongoing Investigation in Manchester, New Hampshire

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster and Manchester Police Chief Enoch F. Willard announce that an investigation is ongoing in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Today, at approximately 4:08 a.m., the Manchester Police Department responded to the report of a shooting at an apartment at 170 Amherst Street in Manchester. When officers arrived, they discovered a deceased adult male inside the building. That adult male has not been identified yet. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will be conducting an autopsy to determine his exact cause and manner of death.

The other person involved in the incident has been identified and located. The investigation is ongoing and active into what led to the incident and the death. At this time, there does not appear to be any risk to the public as a result of this incident.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call the Manchester Police Department at (603) 668-8711 or anonymously at Manchester Crimeline at (603) 624-4040.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
1 Granite Place South | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658