SWANTON — Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred in Swanton yesterday.
Authorities say they were notified of the shooting at a home off US Route 7 at around 1:05 a.m.
Troopers were informed that the victim, identified as Cooper Bergeron, 19, of Swanton, had been transported in a private vehicle for treatment at Northwest Medical Center in St. Albans.
Police say Bergeron suffered a gunshot wound.
At this time, initial information indicates the shooting reportedly occurred during an altercation with unknown individuals, who fled afterwards.
This does not appear to be random and appears to be an isolated incident, police say.
Bergeron was initially treated at NMC before being transferred to UVMC, for treatment of the injury.
Police say it is not believed to be life-threatening.
Anyone with information that could assist investigators is being asked to call the St. Albans Barracks at 802-524-5993.