12 December 2019
Major Darrin S. Pitkin
Troop B Commander

On December 11, 2019, at approximately 6:35 p.m., State Police responded to a report of an accidental shooting at a residence on County Route 33, in Chateaugay.  20-year-old Michael D. West, is currently in critical but stable condition at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont, for a gunshot wound to his torso.


Circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation, however the incident is believed to be accidental.


State Police were assisted by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department.


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