Pine Street homicide investigation in Burlington Sunday

Burlington Police say a 40-year-old man was found dead on Sunday evening.
Burlington Police say a 40-year-old man was found dead on Sunday evening.(Wayne Savage)
Published: Oct. 2, 2022 at 11:14 PM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Burlington.

Burlington Police say at about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, multiple people reported a shooting at an apartment on Pine Street.

When police arrived, they found a 40-year-old man dead.

Acting Burlington Police Chief Jon Murad said detectives from the Chittenden County Gun Violence Task Force are conducting a shooting investigation. UVM Police and South Burlington Police assisted with scene security. We are told agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives also responded to assist with the investigation.

Police say it is a very preliminary probe and they are withholding the identity of the victim until the family can be notified.

Chief Murad says this is the 25th gunfire incident of 2022 and the fourth homicide.