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Police Investigating Shooting at Homeless Camp

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Rochester Police are investigating a shooting at a homeless camp that left a woman hospitalized early Friday morning following a Domestic Dispute.
Police received a call around 5:00 am stating a woman had been shot at a homeless camp in a wooded area between Wakefield Street and Chestnut Hill Road (in an area near Wendy’s and VIP/O’Reily Auto) and that the male suspect had fled the area on foot.

Rochester Police, with the assistance of New Hampshire State Police, searched the area for the male, however he was not located.
The woman who was shot suffered serious, non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital.
Police believe this was an isolated incident and that there is no danger to the public.

Police are asking that anyone who may have any information regarding this incident or the suspects whereabouts contact them at 603-330-7128.  You can also provide information and remain anonymous by calling the Rochester Crime Line at 603-335-6500 or Text to: CRIMES (274637) Body of Text: TEXT4CASH + your tip. Cash rewards are offered for information that leads to an arrest.

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