Hanover Police Investigating Shooting Incident that Leaves One Injured


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On Friday, Nov. 2, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Hanover Communication Center received a 911 call for a possible gunshot victim on School Street near the Christian Science Reading Room.  Hanover Police, Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene.

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According to a statement released by Hanover Chief of Police Charles Dennis, “Upon arrival, officers located a 19-year-old male subject that was injured and on the ground. EMS personnel treated the male subject and then transported him to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition.”   

Dennis added that, “This incident is in the early stages of investigation and is ongoing. Hanover Police is requesting that anyone in the area of School Street, W. Wheelock Street, and Allen Street that may [have] heard or seen anything, including vehicles coming and going, to contact us at 603-643-2222.”

Students at Dartmouth College were told to shelter in place for more than two hours Friday night.  The victim reportedly is not a Dartmouth student.


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