Concord man, 18, arrested in Hanover Street shooting

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CONCORD — An 18-year-old Concord man was arrested Thursday night after allegedly firing shots on Hanover Street, according to authorities.

The Concord Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls around 7:27 p.m. reporting gunfire in the area.

Responding officers ascertained that the suspect had discharged a firearm outside on Hanover Street before retreating back into a nearby residence.

After securing the location and contacting those inside, police identified and arrested Jayden Ballam-Quiah.

He has been charged with reckless conduct, a felony; unauthorized use of a firearm, a violation; and breach of bail conditions, a misdemeanor.

Ballam-Quiah was processed at the local police department, where he was held on preventative detention after requesting a bail commissioner.

He was later transported to the Merrimack County House of Corrections.

The suspect is scheduled for arraignment at the 6th Circuit Court- District Division- Concord on Jan. 26.

Detective Danika Gorham of the Concord Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is leading the ongoing investigation.

The department urges anyone with relevant information to contact Gorham at 603-225-8600.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted through the Concord Regional Crimeline at 603-226-3100.

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