Police investigate reports of shootings after victim shows up at Elliot with gunshot wound

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STORY UPDATED AT 11:30 a.m. to reflect a second reported shooting and more detail.

MANCHESTER, NH – Police are investigating two reported shooting incidents, one which resulted in a woman being shot in the leg.

On September 1, 2020 at approximately 1:40 a.m., Manchester Police learned that a female had been brought to Elliot Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. The injuries were non-life-threatening.

It was reported that the shooting may have occurred near the Dollar Deluxe at 334 Union St. Officers searched the area and found six shell casings in the Auburn South Back Street Alley.

The suspect descriptions were vague, possibly two Black men wearing hoodies and both reportedly had firearms. The incident does not appear to be random.

At 3:10 a.m. in the area of Concord and Maple streets there was another report of gunfire. Police canvassed the area but found no evidence of gunshots.

Police said this does not appear to be a random act and the public is not considered to be in danger. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information can contact the Manchester Crimeline online anonymously or by calling 603-624-4040, or contact the police department at 603-668-8711.

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