Manchester Police: Unidentified Man Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting

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Updated at 6:30 P.M.: The Attorney General’s Office identified the man as Jake Chiaradonna, 35, and said he died at the hospital after a police officer used deadly force. The Attorney General’s Office said he was wanted in connection with a robbery Jan. 11.

Manchester police reported an officer-involved shooting Friday at about 10:30 a.m. in which a man was injured and taken to the hospital.

According to a Manchester police news release, police were patrolling the area of Pine and Plummer streets and located a man they had been looking for in connection with some alleged crimes.

“The man was inside a parked car and officers ordered him to exit the vehicle, but he did not comply, and began to act erratically,” the release said.

The SWAT team and Bearcat were deployed. A nearby building on Pine Street was evacuated as a precaution, police said.

“During the course of this incident, there was an officer-involved shooting. The suspect was injured and Manchester Police tactical medics treated him on scene. American Medical Response was also on scene to assist and transported the suspect to a local hospital,” the release said.

 No Manchester police officers were hurt, however a MPD K9 did suffer injuries but is expected to recover, the release said.

New Hampshire State Police will be investigating this incident and questions can be directed to the Office of the New Hampshire Attorney General.

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