New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
April 7, 2020

Kate Spiner, Director of Communications | 603-573-6103

Jeffery A. Strelzin, Associate Attorney General | (603) 271-3671

Autopsy Results in the April 5, 2020 Officer Involved Shooting in Manchester, New Hampshire

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Manchester Police Chief Carlo Capano announce additional information concerning the officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on Sunday, April 5, 2020, in Manchester, New Hampshire.

On April 6, 2020, Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jennie V. Duval conducted an autopsy on Carl Manning (age 62). Dr. Duval determined that the cause of Mr. Manning's death was a gunshot wound to the neck, and that his manner of 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 exact circumstances surrounding this incident remain actively under investigation. No further information will be released until after the involved officers' formal interviews are completed.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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