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Scuffle turns violent in White River Junction

White River Junction -- October 26, 2011

Police say a scuffle turned violent in White River Junction Monday night.

43-year-old Scott Lavertue allegedly showed up at the house of his ex-girlfriend and started arguing with her.

That's when police say the fight turned violent. Lavertue allegedly pushed the woman. She ran upstairs and grabbed a shotgun, and the two start wrestling over the weapon.

The gun went off during the struggle. Fortunately no one was hurt, but Lavertue is now facing assault charges.

He pleaded not guilty in court on Tuesday.


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