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Police investigating drive-by shootings at Oil and Go outlets

Published: Apr. 9, 2021 at 11:21 AM EDT
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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police are investigating the drive-by shooting of two related businesses early Tuesday morning in South Burlington and Essex.

One happened at the Oil and Go on Shelburne Road. Police say over 10 shots were fired at the business, likely from a vehicle on Shelburne Road. There was an employee behind the buildling when it took place around 5:30 a.m., but they were not hurt. They say one of the shots hit a Vermont Gas meter on the building and fire crews were called in as a precaution.

Earlier, police say shots were also fired at the Oil and Go in Essex.

Police say they don’t have any information about potential suspects or a motive but they are pursuing numerous leads.

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