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May 30, 2017

St. Albans Barracks / Accidental Discharge Injury Resulting *UPDATE*

          STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

CASE#: 17A202525                                     

TROOPER: Matt Conte

STATION: St. Albans                         

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: May 30th, 2017 at 1937 Hours

STREET: Nichols Road

TOWN: Fairfax

CROSS STREET: Route 104

 

VICTIM: (The Vermont State Police does not release the names of victims of

sexual assault or domestic violence.)

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

On May 30th, 2017 at 1937 hours members of the Vermont State Police responded to a residence on Nichols Road in Fairfax for the report of an accidental discharge resulting in a gunshot wound. Upon their arrival, Troopers located the victim within his residence. The injuries were determined to be non-life threatening, and the victim was transported to Northwest Medical Center by Fairfax Rescue. There is no immediate danger to the public at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.    

 

UPDATE – The victim in this case is identified as Jesse Littlefield, age 37, of Fairfax.  Preliminary investigation by Detective Troopers with the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), indicates that this incident is likely the result of an accidental discharge of the firearm while cleaning.  The circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation at this time. 

 

 

COURT ACTION: No

COURT DATE: N/A                 

COURT: N/A

MUG SHOT: N/A

 

 

 

 

 


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