Man shot in Manchester, suspect in custody

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MANCHESTER — A 27-year-old man was shot in Manchester on Saturday.

Authorities were notified of a shooting on Orange Street at around 5:30 p.m.

Police say they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg when they arrived.

The victim was uncooperative with police and was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A witness told police that he was sitting on the porch, heard a loud bang, and then saw a man walking north between two houses.

Police say they located a man meeting the suspect’s description.

He was identified as Gil Diaz, 26, of Queens, NY.

Diaz was uncooperative with officers and initially gave a false name.

He was charged with first-degree assault, felon in possession of a dangerous weapon, falsifying physical evidence, unsworn falsification, and resisting arrest.

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