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Suspicious death investigated in Manchester, N.H.

A fatal shooting in Manchester, N.H. Wednesday is being investigated as a suspicious death, law enforcement officials said.

The shooting took place on Union Street, between Bell and Grove, Manchester police said in statement e-mailed at 8:17 p.m.

The death is considered suspicious and an investigation is underway, Police Chief Carlo Capano and New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald said in a joint statement.

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No further information was available late Wednesday night.

Mike Kotsopoulos can be reached at mike.kotsopoulos@globe.com