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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.

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