UPDATE: Police confirm second shooting related to Ahern Street incident

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Manchester Police officers at the scene of a shooting. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings, frameofmindphoto.com

UPDATE, July 10, 9:45 a.m. – Police are reporting that the woman was 42 years old and was shot in her doorway as she was leaving for work on Tuesday.

She told police she saw a tall, dark-skinned black man she did not recognize holding a gun and another male running away. It did not appear that the woman was their intended target.

Police later found a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his face on West Mitchell Street. Through their investigation, detectives determined the wound was related to the Ahern Street incident. The 17-year-old was found to be a missing person from New York and was taken into custody while waiting for a family member to pick him up.

The injuries to both victims were non-life threatening, and the identity of the shooter is still unknown.

Original post: July 9, 2019 MANCHESTER, NH – The Manchester Police Department report they are investigating a shooting that occurred just after 3 p.m. near Ahern Street.

A woman was shot near an apartment complex on Ahern Street and taken to the hospital. The shooter, a male, fled on foot. Police say there is no immediate danger to the public, according to police spokeswoman Heather Hamel.

A Manchester officer at the scene of a shooting. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings, frameofmindphoto.com

Detectives arrived late afternoon and were going door to door speaking to area residents on Ahern Street.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711 or the MPD Crimeline at 603-624-4040 – and as always, send your news tips to the editor at carolrobidoux@manchesterinklink.com.

This report will be updated as details become available.

Police responded to the area of Ahern and O’Malley streets, near Elm Street and Brown Ave. Photo/Jeffrey Hastings, frameofmindphoto.com


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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.