MANCHESTER, N.H. (MyFoxBoston.com) – Police are investigating a series of BB gun attacks in Manchester after several people reported being struck by a BB pellet shot from a passing car Tuesday.
Police said the first incident occurred at about 2:50 p.m. when a 17-year-old woman was shot in the leg while walking in the area of Notre Dame Avenue and Kelley Street. She told police the pellet came from a white four-door sedan being driven by a white male waving an "Airsoft" gun with an orange tipped barrel.
The second incident occurred at about 3: 45 p.m. when two people were struck with pellets from a passing car while walking across the Bridge Street Bridge. The male described the suspect vehicle as an older model white Honda that is low to the ground, police said.
About 30 minutes later, a 33-year-old outside her Cedar Street residence was struck by a pellet from a passing car, which the victim described as a four-door white sedan, police said. The victim also told police there were three males between the ages of 18 to 20 inside the car.
Police said the last reported incident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. when a 55-year-old bicyclist was struck while traveling on South Willow Street across from the Mall of New Hampshire.
Similar incidents were reported Monday, and one of the victims also described the suspected vehicle as a small four-dour white car, police said.
One of the victims from Tuesday's shooting told police the car had NH plates and the license plate began with 336.
Anyone with information regarding the incidents is asked to contact the Manchester Police Dept. at 603-668-8711.