- Associated Press - Saturday, October 14, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A judge says a man with a history of mental illness is not fit to stand trial for firing multiple gunshots in downtown Concord.

The Concord Monitor reports that Judge John Kissinger on Thursday dismissed the case against 33-year-old Timothy Dearborn. Dearborn will remain incarcerated for up to 90 days to determine whether involuntary treatment is appropriate.

Attorneys on both sides agreed that Dearborn was not mentally competent to stand trial and that his condition wouldn’t improve within 12 months.

The judge’s order left county prosecutors the option of refiling identical charges at a later date.

Police said Dearborn fired about 30 rounds from a pistol on a June night. No one was hurt.

Dearborn faced charges such as reckless conduct and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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