Two Men Shot in Burlington

Two Men Shot in Burlington

Burlington police say a South Burlington man tried to kill another man early Sunday morning.
BURLINGTON, Vt. - Burlington police say a South Burlington man tried to kill another man early Sunday morning.

They say they were called after neighbors reported hearing gun shots in the city's Old North End, around Johnson and Peru Streets.

Police say 23-year-old Michael Brooks of South Burlington shot another man.

That man, who has not been named, is in the hospital being treated. We're told the 28-year-old is from Brooklyn, New York.

Police say Brooks was also shot and is now being held in jail on a half-million dollars bail. He faces an attempted murder charge.

Police say both men knew each other and no one else was hurt.

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