In a startling turn of events, a chaotic brawl erupted in Manchester, New Hampshire, leading to the arrest of ten individuals, including five teenagers, on felony riot charges.
The altercation resulted in two people sustaining non-life-threatening injuries, with one teen allegedly wielding a hatchet during the tumultuous clash.
The Manchester Melee Unfolds
The tumultuous incident unfolded near Auburn and Cedar streets, where a large gathering turned violently. Amid this gathering, two men engaged in a heated dispute that rapidly escalated, drawing numerous individuals into the fray.
Public Information Officer Heather Hamel of the Manchester Police Department shed light on the incident, explaining that the confrontation between two men spiraled into a chaotic situation involving "multiple people."
Among those affected, Angelina Marie Gagne, a 19-year-old resident of Manchester, was accused of wielding a hatchet and causing harm to two individuals.
The Hatchet-Wielding Teen
Angelina Marie Gagne was swiftly apprehended and slapped with serious charges, including first-degree assault and riot offenses, both classified as felonies. Gagne's alleged involvement in the clash marked a harrowing moment in the tumultuous altercation.
The Fallout: Arrests and Charges
Apart from Angelina Gagne, nine others found themselves in handcuffs, all facing the weighty charge of felony riot. The individuals apprehended were identified as David Mikkelsen (20), Gavin Christo (20), Kristin Vieira (38), Liam Adams (18), David Lafond (19), Owen Rood (18), Debra Cruz (42), Scott Rood (24), and Madison Rood-Parker (18), all hailing from Manchester and its surrounding areas.
Seeking Justice and Information
The investigation into this shocking incident remains ongoing as law enforcement officials endeavor to piece together the sequence of events leading up to the brawl.
Law enforcement officials are earnestly appealing to individuals who possess any relevant information regarding the incident to kindly step forward and extend their assistance to ongoing investigative endeavors. If you have pertinent information, please get in touch with the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711.
For those who wish to remain anonymous but still provide crucial information, the Manchester Crimeline is available at 603-624-4040. Your assistance could be pivotal in achieving justice and a thorough understanding of this disturbing Manchester melee.