HAMPTON, N.H. - Police in Hampton, New Hampshire are looking for a suspect who is accused of shooting another man in the face with a flare gun. Elton Stanley, 37, is wanted following the assault at a Speedway gas station at Lafayette Road Thursday afternoon.
The victim was seriously hurt but is in stable condition at a hospital. Stanley got away before officers arrived, police said.
Police described Stanley as a Black man who is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. They said he was wearing black sweatpants and a black hoodie during the incident. He had a head covering on but usually has dreadlocks and was riding a bicycle, police said.
Warrants for Stanley charge him with second degree assault and reckless conduct. Police said he does not have a permanent address. Anyone who sees him should not approach, but call police immediately.
The gas station was closed Thursday evening for the police investigation.
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