Shot fired after confrontation between Tunbridge neighbors, police say

Published: Sep. 20, 2023 at 12:33 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2023 at 12:52 PM EDT
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TUNBRIDGE, Vt. (WCAX) - Police say a dispute between neighbors in Tunbridge ended with a gunshot, but no one was injured.

Vermont State Police say it happened Tuesday shortly after 2:30 p.m. on New Brighton Hill Road.

Troopers say Brent Morrill, 55, was walking down the road when he was confronted by his neighbor Thomas Hynes, 65. The investigation revealed a gunshot was fired and struck the ground.

Police arrested Hynes for aggravated assault. He’s being held at the Southern State Correctional Facility without bail.

Police are still investigating.