MANCHESTER, N.H.- A man accused of shooting two police officers in New Hampshire is in custody, facing two counts of attempted capital murder.
The incident reportedly began when officers approached Ian MacPherson just after 2 a.m. Friday morning because he matched the description of a suspect in a gas station armed robbery the night before.
MacPherson allegedly shot at Officer Ryan Hardy, 27, hitting him once in the face and once in the shoulder. Hardy called for assistance after being shot.
CBS Boston reports that officers located MacPherson again around 2:30 a.m. Police say he yelled "I'm your man" and shot again, striking Officer Matthew O'Connor, 28, in the leg.
Officers returned fire at MacPherson, who ran into a wooded area.
Officer Hardy is in stable condition. Officer O'Connor was treated at a hospital and released.
Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard said MacPherson was not shot or otherwise wounded. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Manchester District Court on Monday.
It was not immediately known if MacPherson has a lawyer.
for more features.