Police still searching for armed suspects that fired shots in NH city
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MANCHESTER — Reports of shots fired in Manchester on Saturday night has officers searching for armed suspects.
According to police, a call came in around 9:50 p.m. reporting the sound of gunshots in the area of 377 South Main Street.
Witnesses say a vehicle, possibly dark green or dark colored four door station wagon, with two kayaks or canoes on the roof drove by the residence several times that night. The occupants of the vehicle allegedly stopped in a parking lot across the street and exited the vehicle.
Both of the subjects were described as white males, one was about 5-5, with long “scruffy” hair, wearing a gray tank top and black shorts. The second subject was also described as a white male, with longer “scruffy” hair, but no clothing or physical descriptions were recognizable.
Witnesses told police one of the suspects had a handgun, either tan or silver, possibly equipped with a red laser sight on it. Now outside of the vehicle, he pointing it at the ground, but did not point it at anyone.
Police say both suspects began yelling at the residents of 377 South Main Street, claiming that someone had thrown something at their car and that they were going to shoot them.
Witnesses saw the suspects get back in the vehicle and proceed north on South Main Street. After a short time three to four gunshots were heard and the vehicle allegedly fled north on South Main Street then east on Granite Street, before being lost in the area of Canal Street.
Officers found expended shell casing in the area of South Main Street.
Manchester Police are currently investigating this incident.