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The deadlock continues in Manchester, NH, 1 suspect dead, 2 still in the hotel, police say

Officials continue negotiating Thursday morning with the other suspects barricaded in a hotel in Manchester, N. H., police said.
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Two “barricaded subjects” remained in a New Hampshire hotel Thursday morning, after a stand-off began Wednesday evening, according to reports.

A suspect who fired at police was allegedly killed at the Quality Inn in Manchester, the reports said.

Shortly after 6 pm Thursday, Manchester police wrote on Twitter that there was “no real changes at this point in time” since a press conference was held earlier in the morning.

The police said earlier Thursday that multiple shots had been fired and that “chemical substances” had used at the hotel in a bid to subdue the suspects. The standoff allegedly started around 7:30 pm, Wednesday.

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The dead suspect was identified as Stephen Marshall, 51, a reporter from Boston’s WBZ-AM radio on Twitter. Officials continue to negotiate with the other suspects, police said.

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At the press conference of Manchester Police Chief Carlo Capano praised his officers involved in the ongoing situation. “These officers are doing an incredible job and I can’t be more proud of them as the head of the police here,” he told reporters. “Manchester police agents were attacked, and tonight, we can’t stand for,” he added.

There were no reports of injuries to police or bystanders.

This is a development of the story. Come back regularly for updates.

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