Manchester – Courthouse Incident Update
Officials have released more info regarding last Monday’s hit-and-run incident in Manchester.
42-year-old Jose Lopez struck and injured two judicial marshals in the parking lot of a Manchester courthouse. Fearing arrest while attending a hearing and facing a larceny charge, he suddenly fled the building. Both marshals sustained serious injuries in the crash and had to be hospitalized. On Tuesday, at approximately 5:20 a.m., Lopez was found and arrested at a hotel in Massachusetts. He was scheduled to appear in court the same day. Authorities are expected to release more updates regarding this case when appropriate.
Law enforcement officials from all states in the country have procedures in place to deal with this type of incident. Suffice it to say, apprehending these reckless individuals will always be the primary goal. People are frequently injured in similar scenarios. If ever this happens to us or our loved ones, we have options at our disposal, and there are legal experts who can help us cope until we eventually find closure.
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