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Three arrested after brawl in McDonald's on South Willow Street, shots fired in parking lot

July 08. 2013 3:03PM

MANCHESTER — Three men were charged with disorderly conduct after police responded to a fight involving an estimated 20 people inside the McDonald’s restaurant at 196 S, Willow St. shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday.

Police are continuing their investigation into the incident that included throwing furniture inside the restaurant and firing gunfire outside in the parking lot, where police recovered two .40 caliber Smith and Wesson casings.

Police said the incident apparently began with a dispute between two men and escalated until two large groups were fighting.

The groups were dispersing when police arrived, but police sought to detain several possible participants, who police said were uncooperative and repeatedly shouted obscenities.

Three men were arrested for disorderly conduct: Osman Sesay, 21, of 579 Amory St.; Abednego Butoyi, 22, of 429 Hanover St., and Momodu Bah, 20, of 100 Ahern St. Bah  also was charged with resisting arrest.

Police said the man with the gun was described as black, 25 to 28 years old, about 5-foot-9, 220 pounds, with short dark hair and a chin strap beard. He was wearing a blue and white checked shirt, dark colored pants and sneakers and left the area in a black four-door vehicle that rode low to the ground.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 668-8711. Anonymous tips for cash rewards can be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or online at

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