The Vermont State Police is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred late Thursday, Dec. 1 in the town of Eden.
At about 10:20 p.m., police received a report of shots fired at a home on Griggs Road. Responding troopers located a deceased 66-year-old man at the scene. Preliminary investigation indicates the parties involved fled the location following the shooting.
No one is in custody at this time. The incident appears to be targeted, and there is no indication of a general threat to public safety.
This investigation is in its initial stages. The body of the victim will be brought to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death. His identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.