Nov 14, 2013
Nov 6, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
Officer improves daily from gunshot wounds
MANCHESTER —Dan Doherty, the city police officer shot several times while chasing a suspect March 21 on the West Side, continues to improve, a Manchester police spokesman said Thursday.
“Doing well, continues to improve daily, we're very encouraged,” read an email sent Thursday by Lt. Maureen Tessier.
Ever since he was shot nine days ago, Doherty's colleagues have been guarded about what they say about his medical condition. He is being treated at Catholic Medical Center, police have said, but the hospital can't confirm that, said spokesman Morgan Smith.
Patients must approve release of information before a hospital can even acknowledge they have been admitted, Smith said.
Earlier this week, Police Chief David Mara said that Doherty spoke for the first time, an event he called “uplifting.”
Officials have said Doherty was shot five times in the torso and leg, but officials have never said whether some or any bullets were deadened by Doherty's bulletproof vest.
One witness to the shooting has said Doherty had lost a lot of blood, turned gray and started to go limp before fellow officers arrived to give help. A neighborhood resident has said he saw a bullet wound near the ankle of one foot.
Meanwhile, the man charged with attempted murder in the shooting, Litchfield resident Myles Webster, 22, remains at the Valley Street jail undergoing classification. Part of that involves a test for tuberculosis, which can take three to five days, said Jail Superintendent David Dionne. Webster remains in the classification unit with other new inmates and has caused no trouble, Dionne said.
In the classification unit, any inmate is allowed out of his cell for two hours a day to exercise, receive visitors or make telephone calls, Dionne said.
Classifications determine how many hours an inmate is allowed out of his cell and what work, if any, he is allowed to do in the jail.
READER COMMENTS: 1
- Portsmouth man gets prison for sex assault of disabled woman - 0
- Dover woman admits to bank robberies in two states - 0
- Arrest made in attempted robbery of Littleton gas station - 0
- Ex-Littleton man sentenced to prison for DWI crash - 0
- Man who led Rochester police on chase held on $100K bail - 0
- Manchester CrimeWatch: Mother asks judge for a break in her bail - 1
- Wakefield woman helps track alleged burglars - 0
- Three get prison for passing bad checks at Tilton outlets - 0
- Inmate indicted in 2009 kidnapping, rape of woman - 0
READER COMMENTS: 0
- Teen injured in pedestrian/car collision in Hudson - 0
- NHIAA Boys' Basketball Preview: Top dogs still have lots of bite - 1
- Allen Lessels' UNH Notebook: Wildcats have come a long way - 0
- Another weekend, another three games for Monarchs - 0
- Another View -- Mark S. MacKenzie: Raising minimum wage would lift NH families out of poverty - 3
- Pray for safety: The state did not provide it - 2
- Big league gambling: AG makes right call on casinos - 1
- Students add their special touch to Christmas - 0
- Chargers edge Manning, Broncos, 27-20 - 0
Hooksett man arrested on assault charges
Driver was trying to kill himself
NH reps eyeing budget deal
Budget gets House OK, heads to Senate
Decision to tap F&G habitat fund explained
- Should applicants for jobless benefits have to pass a drug test?
- Total Votes: 1424