On September 19th, 2016 at 9:23 PM, the Hooksett Police Department responded to the end of Campus Dr. for a report of an unstable 23 year old male armed with a semi-automatic rifle. When the officers arrived at the end of Campus Dr., the officers heard four to five rounds being discharged from the wood line in an unknown direction. The officers backed off, set up a perimeter and the Manchester Police Department’s SWAT team arrived shortly thereafter. The male was contained in an undeveloped cul-de-sac and was in contact with the officers on scene. The male was identified as Christopher Garon, date of birth 05/28/93. On September 20th at 2:24 AM, Garon was taken into custody without incident and charged with felony reckless conduct and disorderly conduct. Garon is currently being held at the Merrimack County House of Corrections on $10,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to be video arraigned at some point today. The New Hampshire State Police, Bow and Allenstown Police Department’s along with the Hooksett Fire Department assisted throughout this incident.


Sergeant James Bradley

Hooksett Police Department