The massachusetts state police and gardner police department are frantically searching for 33-year-old aaron pennington, the prime suspect in the deadly shooting of his wife breanne pennington.
pennington is believed to be armed and dangerous after allegedly shooting 30-year-old breanne in the face at their gardner home, in front of their four young children. police have issued a shelter-in-place order for the neighborhood as the intensive manhunt continues.
The children, now in protective custody, arrived at a neighbor’s home Sunday morning in distress, saying they could not find their father and that their mother was crying and injured in an upstairs bedroom. Officers subsequently made the grim discovery of breanne pennington deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.
her husband’s vehicle was located abandoned at a nearby boy scout camp on monday, but pennington himself was not present, deepening the mystery of his whereabouts.
With an armed and potentially violent suspect on the loose, local authorities have no choice but to keep the public safe until pennington is apprehended. residents of kelton street have been instructed to remain vigilantly sheltered inside their homes.
The tight-knit community is understandably on edge, desperate for closure and justice in this harrowing crime allegedly committed against a young mother in front of her children. anyone spotting the 6’2, 175 lb suspect with blonde hair and blue eyes is strongly urged not to approach and to contact 911 immediately. the dedicated police teams now have a difficult and dangerous manhunt ahead of them to get this alleged killer off the streets.