Man accused of killing Missouri police officer wanted in N.H.

Man accused of killing Missouri police officer wanted in N.H.

There is a massive manhunt in Missouri for the man charged with killing a police officer.

The suspect, 39-year-old Ian McCarthy has ties to New England and is wanted in Manchester, New Hampshire for a previous assault charge.

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McCarthy has been on the run from Missouri State Police since Sunday night. Authorities say, the 39-year-old shot and killed Clinton, Missouri police officer Gary Michael.

Sunday night, Officer Michael pulled McCarthy over for a registration violation in Clinton, Missouri. Police say McCarthy fired at Michael and Michael fired back. McCarthy then took off, crashed his car and ran on foot. Officer Michael was taken to the hospital where he died.

An officer with the Clinton, Missouri Police Department was murdered last night during a traffic stop. Officer Gary...

Posted by Manchester NH Police on Monday, August 7, 2017

New Hampshire state court records show McCarthy faced at least 20 counts from 1997-2011. The charges vary from traffic violations, to possession of a dangerous weapon and first-degree assault.

If you see McCarthy or have any idea where he may be, you’re urged to call 911.