Franklin County Sheriff's Office: Man Reportedly Shot in Highgate

Highgate, Vt. - According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, two men in Highgate were charged with aggravated assault after a reported shooting in Highgate on Monday night.

A media release says police responded to a home on 1158 Lampkin Street in Highgate where Joshua Many was reportedly shot in the leg by the homeowner, Christopher Akers.

Police say Many was treated at the hospital and is being held at the Northwest State Correctional Facility for a probation violation.

Authorities say Akers is being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police say both men are scheduled to appear at Vermont Superior Court on Tuesday.


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