Man shot on West Side – not random, police say

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Police at the scene of a shooting on Dubuque Street. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

MANCHESTER, NH – Police Department responded to the 400 block of Dubuque Street at approximately 11:05 a.m. on March 13 for a report of a shooting. They found a 31-year-old man with a single gunshot to a lower extremity. He was transported for treatment to a local hospital.

An investigation prompted a police to call for a brief “secure campus” at West Side schools.

Investigators believe the shooting is an isolated incident and does not appear to be random. Two suspects fled the scene immediately after the incident, police said.

Officers search for evidence following a shooting on the city’s West Side. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings

One of the two is described as a Hispanic male, about 5-foot-11 inches tall and armed with a black handgun last seen wearing a black windbreaker-style jacket,  approximately 5’11” inches tall and armed with a black handgun. He was last seen wearing a black windbreaker style jacket.

A second suspect was described as a white male, about 6-foot-1 or 6-foot-2 inches tall with dark blond hair. The victim was unable to provide any additional descriptions.

The two men allegedly fled north prior to police arrival and are believed to have left in a vehicle, again, no description provided.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call Manchester Police Detectives at 603-792-5500 or leave your crime tip with Manchester Crimeline and reference MPD Case # 19-3459.

You may be eligible for a cash reward should your crime tip lead to the identification and successful prosecution of the person(s) responsible for this crime.