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Oct 18, 2016 12:47 PM

UPDATE: Woman in custody after Candia SWAT stand-off; 2 shots fired, no injuries


CANDIA — Police say they have a woman in custody in regards to the shooter situation in Candia Tuesday morning.

READ: Candia SWAT situation contained, NH police speaking with lone woman in home

State police received a call at about 8:44 a.m. from Rockingham dispatch requesting assistance to a report of a distraught female in a residence on North Road in Candia. Deborah Deslongchamps, 45, of Candia has been identified as the woman and is now in custody, state police said. A SWAT team was depolyed.

READ: SWAT team deployed, heavy NH police activity for possible hostage situation in Candia

The first officer on the scene found the husband on the front lawn and confirmed that the 12-year-old daughter of the couple was in the home. The daughter was able to run out of the home and was assisted by crews on scene to safety.

There was a single shot heard in the home and a second shot heard shortly after, while the child was still in the home. The weapon was a handgun, according to police.

Police urge that the situation is contained and that the public was never in any danger. The public is still urged to stay away from the area; North Road has also been closed at this time.

Police say that Deslongchamps was "distraught and in a tough emotional state" at the time of the incident.

An investigation is being led by the Candia Police Department.

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