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Police Seek Shooter in Conn. Homicide



    Police Seek Shooter in Conn. Homicide

    A man was shot dead after an altercation near a lake in Andover late Friday night and state police are looking for his killer.

    State police responded to Lakeside Drive in Andover at 10:10 p.m. to investigate a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, they found Jason L. Marchand, 38, of Lakeside Drive in Andover, with multiple gunshot wounds.

    An ambulance transported marchand  to Windham Hospital, where he later died of his injuries.The case has been ruled a homicide.

    Marchand got into an argument with another man at about 9:15 p.m. on a lake association property at Andover Lake at Lakeside Drive, state police said.

    Witnesses told police that the other man came back on his motorcycle later and shot the victim several times in the street when he confronted him. The shooter took off on the motorcycle, state police said.

    State police said the shooter was in his 20s and was last seen wearing a helmet with a face shield. His "sport-type" motorcycle was blue and white, state police said. The motorcyclist is believed to be an Andover resident.

    Eastern District Major Crime detectives responded and continue to investigate.

    Officials from the office of the chief medical examiner responded and will examine the body. State police have not released the name of the victim pending the notification of his family and the post-mortem examination.

    State police ask anyone with information to call the Eastern District Major Crime unit at 860-896-3230 or state police Troop K barracks in Colchester at 860-465-5411. Calls will remain confidential.