Burlington Police respond to fight, gunfire

Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 5:08 PM EST
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Burlington Police say an early morning fight Friday led to gunshots downtown.

Police say they responded around 3:30 a.m. to the intersection of St Paul and Maple Streets where they found a 55-year-old man who claimed he was the victim of a fight with three other males. Police say during the fight, a gun discharged in one of their pockets. No bullets were found and nobody was hurt.

Police say the 55-year-old man appeared to be drunk and they took him into custody. Police released no names of those involved.

This is the 15th gunfire incident in Burlington this year.