MANCHESTER — A man was pronounced dead at Elliot Hospital after a confrontation led to a physical assault outside a Domino’s Pizza on Lowell Street yesterday, police said.
Te-Jay Thomas, 46, was found unconscious by Manchester Police when they responded to the scene around 12:30 p.m. following a report of a fight.
Officers administered medical aid to Thomas before he was transported to the hospital, where he succumbed to life-threatening injuries.
Witnesses described seeing Thomas engaged in an argument with another man near the pizza establishment.
The altercation escalated when the man reportedly knocked Thomas to the ground and continued to assault him.
The suspect left the scene but returned briefly before fleeing once again as bystanders called for emergency services.
Investigators have identified the suspect as 33-year-old Akim Alleyne, also of Manchester.
A warrant for his arrest has been issued on a charge of manslaughter – reckless.
Alleyne, who is currently on probation for a burglary incident that took place in June, remains at large.
Manchester Police have released a previous booking photo of Alleyne and a surveillance image from the incident to aid in his capture.
Authorities urge anyone with information on Alleyne’s whereabouts to contact Manchester Police at 603-668-8711.