Man arrested in connection with gunfire report on Laurel Street

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Angel Padilla-Nunez. Photo/Manchester Police Department

MANCHESTER, NH – On May 8, 2021 Manchester Police arrested Angel Padilla-Nunez, 23, in connection with an incident involving gunshots.

On May 7, 2021, Manchester Police responded to the area of 239 Laurel St. for a report of gunshots. Witnesses said that there was an argument in the alley behind the residence and then someone in a car shot a gun into the air. No one was injured.

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Through their investigation police identified the shooter as Padilla-Nunez. They also learned that after the incident, Padilla-Nunez hid the gun. He was charged with Reckless Conduct (F) and Falsifying Physical Evidence (F).

Padilla-Nunez will be arraigned May 10 in Hillsborough Superior Court-North.

Anyone accused of a crime is innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.

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