Police investigating shooting incident in Essex

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ESSEX — Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred in Essex yesterday.

Authorities say they were notified of a truck chasing and shooting a gun at a car in the area of River Road on Route 117, at around 7:10 p.m.

Police spoke to several witnesses and searched the area for evidence when they arrived.

The pickup truck was seen headed east on River Road when someone inside the truck fired seven gunshots in the same direction the vehicle was traveling.

Police say they have not received any reports of injuries or property damage caused by the shots and it is unknown if the shooter had a specific target.

Police are asking anyone living on River Road, between Greenfield Road and Sandhill Road, who has security cameras aimed in the direction of River Road, please check the footage and call the Essex Police Department with any information.

Anyone discovering damage to their property is also being asked to contact the Essex Police Department at 802-878-8331.

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