ST. JOHNSBURY — Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in St. Johnsbury on Wednesday.
Yesterday at 9:48 p.m. police responded to 170 Pearl Street for a report of a shooting.
Police located a deceased man inside an apartment at that address.
Investigators with the Vermont State Police were called to assist with the investigation. Authorities say this case is being investigated as a homicide.
According to witnesses, at least two vehicles were seen fleeing the area after the shooting.
A clear description of the vehicles is not available.
Police have not yet identified the victim.
According to a statement issued by police, this incident appears to be isolated and not a threat to the public.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.