A man who fired a flare gun in the face of another person at a Hampton gas station Thursday afternoon has not yet been captured by police.

Hampton Police Chief Alex Reno said Elton Stanley, 37, and another person fought inside the Speedway gas station on Lafayette Road (Route 1) at Kershaw Road around 4 p.m. Stanley fired the gun and then left on his bicycle. The other individual was seriously injured and taken to a hospital.

A warrant was issued for Stanley's arrest on felony charges of second degree assault and reckless conduct, according to Reno.

Elton Stanley
Elton Stanley (Hampton Police)

Stanley is described as a Black male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a black hoodie, and a head covering, but usually has dreadlocks.

Reno said anyone coming in contact with Stanley should not approach him and contact police immediately at 603-929-4444.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via X (Twitter) @DanAlexanderNH

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