Gunman at large after 22-year-old Hartland Man Shot and wounded near Hartland Three Corners


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Shooting took place on Route 5 and was called in by neighbors

HARTLAND A 22-year-old Hartland man was treated for superficial injuries Tuesday evening after he was shot on Route 5 in the Hartland Three Corners area by an unknown assailant who fled in a car.

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    Timothy Murphy Jr. appeared at the Emergency Department of the Mount Ascutney Hospital over an hour after the shooting was first called in by residents who heard a commotion take place along a stretch of Route 5 shortly after 9 p.m. 

    Vermont State Police troopers and detectives responded to the area and were in the process of trying to locate the injured person who had been spotted by neighbors staggering away from the fleeing vehicle when Murphy reached the hospital after having been driven there by other individuals.

    The investigation, which is being assisted by members of the Windsor Police Department and the state’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation, is on-going. 

    Anyone with information on the case is being asked to contact the Vermont State Police in Royalton at (802) 234-9933 and ask for Detective Sgt. David White or Detective Trooper Christopher Blais or information can be left on the Vermont State Police Tip Line at http://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit and Text-a-Tip at VTIPS to 274637 (CRIMES).

The shooting took place just to the north of the Civil War monument, right in the foreground of the photo above, where the Hartland-Quechee Road meets the intersections of Routes 5 and 12

Vermont News can be contacted at vermontnews802@gmail.com

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