ALBURGH, Vermont – Two men have died and a third injured in a shooting in the town of Alburgh that followed an escalation in the dispute over access to property for hunting, state police said on Sunday from Vermont.
The conflict had been going on for about a week, State Police Captain Scott Dunlap said at a press conference in Alburgh on Sunday.
“It looks like it hit a boiling point last night,” Dunlap said.
The shooting, which was reported shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, took place outside the home of one of those involved.
US Border Patrol agents were the first to arrive.
Later Sunday, state police identified the two men who died as David Mohamed, 51, and Larry P. Cameron, 41, both from Alburgh.
The injured man has been identified as Devin Cameron, 27, also from Alburgh. Cameron was reportedly in critical but stable condition.
Police did not disclose the identity of those involved, but said there was no ongoing threat to public safety and that everyone involved had been located.
Police described the three men as friends.
Autopsies will be performed to determine the cause and mode of death.
The Vermont State Police investigation involves members of the Major Crimes Unit, Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Crime Scene Search Team, Victim Services Unit and soldiers of the Field Forces Division.
State Police are also working with Grand Isle County State Attorney Doug DiSabito.
Anyone with information about the case is urged to call state police.
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