Man critically injured in Rockingham shooting, suspect in custody

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ROCKINGHAM — A man was critically injured in a shooting incident on Monday night, according to the Vermont State Police.

Authorities received a call just before 6 p.m., about a shooting at a residence on Hartley Hill Road near the intersection with Westminster West Road.

Upon arrival, first responders found an adult male with life-threatening injuries.

He received immediate aid and was transported to Springfield Hospital.

Later, the victim was transferred to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, for further treatment.

Police have taken one suspect into custody in connection with the shooting.

Investigators believe the incident was isolated and assert there is no ongoing threat to the public.

The names of the victim and the suspect are withheld pending further investigation and family notifications.

The investigation, led by the Vermont State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Field Force Division, Crime Scene Search Team, and Victim Services Unit, is still in the preliminary phase.

State Police are urging anyone with information relevant to the case to contact the Westminster barracks at 802-722-4600.

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