Eden man shot dead at home on Griggs Road

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EDEN — Police continue to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred in Eden last week.

Authorities were notified of a shot fired at a home on Griggs Road at around 10:20 p.m.

Police say they located a deceased man at the scene.

Preliminary investigation indicates the parties involved fled the location following the shooting.

Police identified the victim as David Peatman, 66, a resident of the home at Griggs Road where the incident occurred.

An autopsy performed Saturday, at the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound to the chest, and the manner of death to be a homicide.

Anyone with information that could assist investigators in this case is being asked to call the Vermont State Police in Williston at 802-878-7111.

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