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Vermont State Police investigate shooting at Bennington PD
BENNINGTON, Vt. -- Vermont State Police confirmed they are investigating a shooting inside the Bennington Police Departments lobby Tuesday evening.
In an emailed statement, police said the incident began around 8:30 p.m. and ended with a citizen being shot. The person was later transported by helicopter to Albany for treatment. Police would not say the severity of the wound or the victims name. Police said no officers were injured.
VSP Public Information Officer Stephanie Dasaro was unable to say how the incident began or what led to the shooting.
A trooper remained outside the police department entrance while members of the states Crime Scene Search Team worked inside. VSP said Bennington requested an investigation by detectives with VSP Bureau of Criminal Investigation.