Fatal accidental shooting in Addison

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ADDISON — Police are investigating a shooting incident that took place in Addison on Wednesday. 

Authorities were notified of a victim with a gunshot wound at a home on Pleasant View Drive at around 7:55 p.m.

Emergency medical services with the Vergennes Area Rescue, Addison Fire Department and Life-Net were dispatched and responded. 

Police say one adult male was transported by helicopter (Life-Net) to the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington with a gunshot wound. 

The victim was pronounced deceased at UVM Medical Center. 

Police say the initial investigation indicates the shooting was “accidental and self-inflicted.”

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