Victim in fatal shooting identified as 44-year-old St. Johnsbury man

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ST. JOHNSBURY — An autopsy was completed today, and police have identified the victim of Tuesday’s shooting in St. Johnsbury.

The victim has been identified as Vincent Keithan, 44, of St. Johnsbury.

The autopsy at the Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington determined the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the neck, and the manner of death is homicide.

State police say the investigation into this incident remains active and ongoing.

No one is currently in custody in connection with this case.

The Jeep that police were seeking in relation to this incident was located by law enforcement outside of Vermont.

Investigators said today that this element of the case also remains under active investigation, and as a result, no further details are available at present to avoid compromising the investigation.

Police continue to ask that anyone with information call VSP in St. Johnsbury at 802-748-3111.

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