AG report: 2013 double shooting justified, not chargeable as a crime

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Screen Shot 2015-01-15 at 2.22.55 PMCONCORD, NH – An investigation by the NH Attorney General’s office into two shooting deaths that occurred in Manchester on November 24, 2013 has concluded that no criminal charges will be brought against David Hoffens, 20, of Manchester.

The 16-page report is uploaded below.

The incident in question involved the shooting deaths of Charles Cable and Edgar Hoffens by David Hoffens.  As a result of that investigation NH Attorney General David Foster determined that David Hoffens was justified in using deadly force when he shot Charles Cable, 20, and that the shooting of Edgar Hoffens, 22, which resulted from David Hoffen’s gun discharging during a struggle between David Hoffens and Charles Cable, is not chargeable as a crime.

The report provides background and details as to what led up to the shooting, physical evidence, witness reports and conclusions, and explains the legal analysis which led to the conclusion that no criminal charges will be forthcoming, according to NH Attorney General Joseph Foster.

NH AG's Report Regarding Nov 24 2013 Shooting in Manchester, NH

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