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November 13, 2016

Accidental Shooting / VSP Royalton and VT Fish and Game

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

        

CASE#: 16D304525

TROOPER: Paul Feeney, Warden Keith Gallant                              

STATION: VSP Royalton               

CONTACT#: 802-234-9933

 

DATE/TIME: 11-13-16 approximately 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Gage Road in Royalton

VIOLATION:

 

ACCUSED:                                               

AGE:

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:

 

VICTIM: Juvenile

AGE: 15

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Royalton, VT

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

                On 11-13-16 at 10:46 hours the Vermont State Police received a report from Gifford ER that they had a 15 year old there with a gunshot to the foot.  Trooper Feeney and Warden Gallant responded to the hospital.  Their investigation revealed the Juvenile was out hunting near his residence and went to get up of the stump he was sitting on and he lost control of his gun.  The Juvenile grabbed the gun and the gun discharged a round into his foot.  The Juvenile was transported to Gifford Hospital by private vehicle where he was being treated. 

 

 

COURT ACTION:  N

COURT DATE:            

COURT:

LODGED - LOCATION:     

BAIL:

MUG SHOT: INCLUDE IMAGE or INDICATE NOT AVAILABLE

PBT: INCLUDE RESULT or INDICATE REFUSAL / NOT CONDUCTED / NOT APPLICABLE

 

 

 

*Please note:  court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of

the court. Please call the criminal court clerk to confirm arraignment time.

 

Corporal Paul Feeney

Vermont State Police Royalton

2011 VT RT # 107

Bethel, VT 05032

802-234-9933

802-234-6520(Fax)