10 Arrested After Melee, 2 People Stabbed
On September 9, 2023, at approximately 6 PM, a female came into the Elliot Hospital with a stab wound. Shortly after, a second female arrived at the hospital also suffering from a stab wound.
Through the investigation, police determined that the two injuries stemmed from the same incident. Witnesses told police that there had been a large gathering in the area of Auburn and Cedar Streets and two males got into a physical fight.
As it escalated, multiple people got involved and a female began swinging a hatchet. Two people were struck and suffered non-life-threatening stab wounds.
In all, 10 people were arrested in connection with the incident:
19-year-old Angelina Marie Gagne of Manchester - First Degree Assault and Felony Riot
20-year-old David Mekkelsen of Manchester – Felony Riot
20-year-old Gavin Christo of Manchester – Felony Riot
39-year-old Kristin Vieira of Manchester – Felony Riot
18-year-old Liam Adams of Manchester- Felony Riot
19-year-old David Lafond of Manchester – Felony Riot
18-year-old Owen Rood of Manchester – Felony Riot
42-year-old Debra Cruz of Manchester - Felony Riot
24-year-old Scott Rood of Nottingham – Felony Riot
18-year-old Madison Rood-Parker of Manchester – Felony Riot (no booking photo)
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident should call Manchester Police at 603-668-8711. You can also remain anonymous and call the Manchester Crimeline at 603-624-4040.
Left to Right: (top) Gagne, O. Rood, Vieira, (middle), Mekkelsen, Cruz, S. Rood, (bottom) Lafond, Christo, Adams