Police officer shot, southern New Hampshire home explodes after altercation: report

The explosion sent debris in every direction and even spread the fire to a patch of woods behind the duplex.

The explosion sent debris in every direction and even spread the fire to a patch of woods behind the duplex.   WCVB

The officer was reportedly in serious condition after he was shot around 4 p.m. after responding to a Brentwood, N.H., duplex. More than an hour later, the home began to smoke and catch fire before exploding, quickly burning down the entire house Monday afternoon.

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Woman killed by New Hampshire state trooper after car chase



The car Wendy Lawrence was in when she was shot and killed by a New Hampshire state trooper (MyFoxBoston.com)

October 03, 2013

The New Hampshire Attorney General’s office said Wednesday that it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 45-year-old woman who was shot by state troopers in a residential area of the state’s largest city Monday night.

Officials said that Wendy Lawrence, of Canterbury, New Hampshire, was shot four times and died of a gunshot wound to the chest in Manchester. The shooting was the conclusion of a police chase that began earlier Monday evening when Lawrence was stopped by a state trooper for driving erratically on Interstate 89.

According to the official release, Lawrence gave the officer a non-driver’s license ID and claimed she had a valid license. But when the officer returned to his car to radio for a record check, Lawrence pulled back onto the highway and drove away.

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2 people dead after YWCA shooting in NH

Updated: Sunday, August 11 2013, 03:26 PM EDT Manchester, N.H.
(AP) – Police say two bodies have been found after shots were fired inside YWCA offices in New Hampshire. Police Lt. Maureen Tessier says officers who arrived at the building in Manchester discovered two bodies in the office area late Sunday morning. WMUR-TV reports that a man shot and killed a child before taking his own life. Tessier declined to confirm the report. On Sundays, the YWCA is open for supervised child visitation and custody exchanges. Tessier says there’s no further threat. But officers are searching apartments in the building as a precaution. The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office and the Manchester Police Department are investigating. Manchester is the largest city in northern New England with nearly 110,000 residents.