Gunshot fired during dispute in Pownal

1 min read

POWNAL — Vermont State Police arrested two men following a dispute that escalated to gunfire Thursday night in this southern Vermont town.

William Danforth, 58, of Pownal, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly firing a shot into the air during a confrontation at a residence on Pine Ridge Drive around 8:58 p.m., police said.

Nathen Susee, 34, of North Bennington, faces charges of aggravated disorderly conduct and unlawful trespass in connection with the incident.

Troopers responded to the scene after receiving a report that Susee was on the property trying to instigate a fight with residents.

No injuries were reported.

Danforth was released on court-ordered conditions and is scheduled to appear in Bennington Criminal Court at 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Susee was issued a citation to appear in court at a later date.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.