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Jan 29, 2016 5:32 PM

UPDATE: Officials say Londonderry police scene was arrest of Manchester shooting suspect


LONDONDERRY - Police say the heavy police presence in Londonderry on Friday was the arrest of a man wanted in a Thursday shooting in Manchester.

READ: Manchester police investigating 2 non-related shootings; 1 suspect caught

Police arrested Marcus Cherry on Friday afternoon at Wagon Wheel park.

A detective said they found Cherry by pinging his cell phone which led them to the house of an acquaintance of Cherry.

The scene shut down the area for a while on Friday, impacting the bus routes for students leaving Londonderry schools.

READ: Londonderry school bus drop-offs impacted by heavy police activity

Police said they are heading back to the house to continue searching for the firearm.

No one else in the home was arrested.


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