New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
July 21, 2019

Kate Spiner, Director of Communications

John Kennedy, Assistant Attorney General | (603) 892-5883

Scott Chase, Assistant Attorney General

Autopsy Results in Manchester, New Hampshire Death Investigation

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Manchester Police Chief Carlo T. Capano announce that an autopsy was conducted on Jason Barry (age 42) of Manchester, New Hampshire, who was found deceased following a shooting near Union Street in Manchester on July 19, 2019.

New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner Jennie V. Duval has determined that the cause of Mr. Barry's death is a gunshot wound of the head. The manner of his death is homicide. As used by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, homicide is defined as the killing of one person by another.

The Manchester Police Department has identified all the involved parties in the shooting and is actively investigating the incident, including the potential of a self-defense claim.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Manchester Police Department Detective Unit at (603) 668-8711.

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