A police officer who was shot early Friday morning in Manchester, New Hampshire, was back at home Saturday after spending the night in a Boston hospital.
Ryan Hardy was the first of two Manchester Police officers to be shot, allegedly by 32-year-old Ian MacPherson. Hardy encountered the suspect around 2 a.m.
Near the intersection of Second Street and Ferry Street, Hardy spotted a man fitting the description of a gas station robbery suspect. According to the office of Attorney General Joseph Foster, his face and torso were wounded in the shooting.
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About 30 minutes later, fellow officer Matthew O'Connor was shot near the intersection of Rimmon Street and Putnam Street.
O'Connor was treated and released from a local hospital, but Hardy was ultimately transported to a hospital in Boston.
Police confirmed to necn that Hardy was released from the hospital Saturday. His family has requested its privacy.