New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
March 14, 2019

Contact:
Kate Spiner, Director of Communications
603-573-6103 | kate.spiner@doj.nh.gov

Geoffrey W.R. Ward, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Chief, Criminal Justice Bureau
(603) 545-1737 / geoffrey.ward@doj.nh.gov


Erin E. Fitzgerald, Assistant Attorney General

Death in Manchester, New Hampshire

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Manchester Police Chief Carlo T. Capano announce that an investigation is currently ongoing into the death of an adult male in Manchester, New Hampshire.

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Manchester police officers responded to 219 Sagamore Street for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male with an apparent gunshot wound. That adult male died from his injuries. His identity is being withheld until his next of kin can be notified. An autopsy will be performed by the New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner's Office. Another male individual at the scene also suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The police believe they have identified all the parties involved in the incident and there is no evidence to suggest that there is a threat to the general public. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Christopher Biron at the Manchester Police Department at (603) 792-5545.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658