16-year-old charged with attempted 2nd-degree murder in June 4 shooting

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MANCHESTER, NH – Manchester Police have arrested a 16-year-old male and charged him with attempted second-degree murder in connection with a shooting investigation launched on June 4.

Police say the teen knowingly fired multiple shots at a 21-year-old man, hitting him several times. The crime took place around 8 p.m. on June 4, 2019, in the area of Chestnut and Prospect streets. The victim was able to run away, but witnesses say the suspect continued to shoot at him.

The shooter was known to both the victim and to police, and he turned himself in on Tuesday at Manchester Police headquarters.

On June 4 police responded to the area of Myrtle and Chestnut streets to investigate the reported shooting, and began searching for a “suspect of interest” at that time.