You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Metro

Accused N.H. shooter not the man, lawyer says

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A lawyer for a man charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a Manchester police officer said Tuesday that the accusations are a case of mistaken identity.

Caroline Smith told jurors in her opening statements in the trial of Myles Webster, 23, that there are no fingerprints or DNA linking her client to the Glock .357 handgun used to shoot Officer Daniel Doherty several times in March.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week