Vermont State Police identify man shot in Tunbridge, investigation continues

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TUNBRIDGE — The Vermont State Police provided an update on Friday regarding the non-fatal shooting incident that occurred earlier this week in Tunbridge.

The man who was shot is identified as Hugh Shackleton, 33, of Woodstock.

Shackleton suffered multiple injuries to his lower extremities and is currently hospitalized at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

His condition is stable, and he is expected to survive.

Justin Duddie, 21, of Tunbridge, has been identified as the individual who fired a rifle during the encounter.

As of now, no arrests have been made in connection to the shooting.

State police detectives are thoroughly investigating all aspects of the incident.

Once their investigation is concluded, the case will be forwarded to the Orange County State’s Attorney’s Office to determine whether charges will be filed.

The initial report of the shooting came in at just after 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec 20, with law enforcement and emergency responders arriving at a residence on Button Hill Road in Tunbridge.

The victim was then transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The shooting appears to be an isolated incident, and officials have stated there is no ongoing threat to the public.

The investigation is being conducted by the Vermont State Police with assistance from the Royalton Police Department and other agencies.

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