Juvenile arrested, charged in connection with Manchester shooting incident

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MANCHESTER –– A juvenile suspect was arrested and charged in connection with a recent shooting incident in Manchester, according to local law enforcement.

Manchester Police confirmed the arrest of a 15-year-old male following an incident that occurred in the early hours of August 31.

Authorities were alerted to potential gunfire at a Merrimack Street address around 1:30 a.m. via the ShotSpotter activation system.

Witnesses at the scene reported hearing two loud bangs, which they believed to be gunshots.

Police officers promptly established a perimeter and initiated a K9 track, which led to the discovery of several shell casings on the ground behind the addressed location. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

Following a thorough investigation, the police were able to identify the juvenile suspect and charge him with Reckless Conduct and Falsifying Evidence.

Further details about the case or the identity of the accused have not been released, given the suspect’s age.

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