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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Merrimack police confiscate two guns after one fires on Merrimack road

MERRIMACK – No one was injured this weekend when a man dropped a gun on Route 101A, causing it to fire on the sidewalk.

The man, who was not identified by Merrimack police, was walking along 707 Pennichuck Square about 11:30 Saturday morning, when he dropped the gun.

Witnesses saw the man pick up the gun after it fired and return it to his vehicle, a green Ford pickup truck. Officers then tracked the man down to a local jewelry store where they confiscated two weapons.

Police are continuing to investigate the matter. Anyone with any information is encouraged to call Merrimack police at 424-3774.