Police: Trooper shoots Vt. burglary suspect
The Associated Press | April 30,2012
CAMBRIDGE - Vermont State Police say a trooper shot a suspect in a home burglary after a police pursuit. The suspect died on the way to the hospital.
Police say they were on the lookout for a suspect and the suspect's vehicle, that had been involved in a burglary at a residence in Johnson on Monday when the vehicle was spotted in Cambridge.
Troopers found the vehicle - a black Volkswagen Jetta, with Florida plates but it was unoccupied.
Police say they were setting up a perimeter and deployed a search dogs when a trooper found the suspect. Vermont State Police say the trooper discharged his weapon, injuring the suspect.
The suspect died on the way to the hospital.