CONCORD†ó The man shot in Alton on Friday morning has died, according to the state attorney generalís office.
James Eckert, 48, was transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital and was listed in critical condition early Friday night, according to authorities. Eckert was pronounced dead late in the evening of March 15, the attorney generalís office reported in a release late Saturday afternoon.
Lizette Eckert, 50, was found dead from a gunshot wound when officers from the Alton Police Department responded to the residence at 76 Dobbins Way.
Authorities on Friday charged an 11-year-old juvenile in the shooting. The unnamed boy was charged, under juvenile laws, with one count of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Those charges are expected to be upgraded following James Eckertís death.
Officials did not provide the relationship between the boy and the two adults.
The attorney generalís office also on Saturday released the autopsy results for Lizette Eckert. According to the office, Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jennie V. Duval determined the manner of death was homicide and the cause of Lizette Eckertís death was a single gunshot wound to the head.
Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, N.H. State Police Col. Christopher J. Wagner and Alton Police Chief Ryan L. Heath jointly stated the investigation into the deaths of the Eckerts remained ongoing as of Saturday afternoon.
No additional information was expected to be released Saturday, they stated.
The attorney generalís office during a Friday night press conference said a 911 call was received around 7:30 a.m. Friday about a reported shooting at 76 Dobbins Way.
The 11-year-old was arrested at around 9:30 a.m. Friday, after a search by Alton police and the Belknap Regional Special Operations Group.
Authorities didnít release any additional information about the 11-year-old, citing juvenile laws, or specify what the juvenileís relationship was with the victims.
Anyone with any information about this case is asked to call detective Sgt. William Bright with the New Hampshire State Police at (603) 223-4381.