Accidental Shooting in Vernon VT

Description: On April 25th, 2017, at approximately 5:00 PM, the Windham County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an accidental shooting in the Town of Vernon resulting in the injury of a 20 year old male.

The victim, identified as Shawn J. Gailey, age 20, was initially driven by private transportation to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and later transported by ambulance to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for treatment of gunshot wounds to his right hand and his right leg.

Based on the victim’s statement it is believed the incident occurred in the boat landing near the Vernon Hydroelectric Dam.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Windham County Sheriff’s Office at 802-365-4942.

 

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