11-Year-Old Child Charged With Second Degree Murder In Alton

 

ALTON, New Hampshire (WBZ NewsRadio) — Authorities in New Hampshire are investigating a shooting in Alton involving a child.

The New Hampshire Attorney General says that Lizette Eckert, 50, was killed and James Eckert, 48, was shot and wounded early Friday. Authorities confirmed that James Eckert died at a local hospital late Friday night.

Police scoured the woods near the home in Alton for hours, trying to track down the suspect. They say that 11-year-old juvenile was charged.

They would not divulge the relationship between the juvenile and the victims.

Alton is located in the New Hampshire lakes region approximately 67 miles north Boston.

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