Man due in court on charges he wounded 2 troopers
A 47-year-old Vermont man is due in court to answer charges he shot and wounded two state troopers after shooting and wounding a neighbor in bed.
Timothy Foley, of Leicester,is due to appear in court in Rutland Monday afternoon to answer a variety of charges stemming from the Sunday morning incident.
Police the incident began at about 3 a.m. Sunday when Foley allegedly went in to a neighbor's home and shot a man in his bed.
Responding troopers made contact with Foley in his home before Foley allegedly fired at the troopers, hitting them in the head with shotgun pellets.
Police say none of the injuries were life-threatening.
Read the updated press release below:
Arraignment Set, Victims Identified in Shooting Incident in Leicester, Vermont
New Haven, VT - 4/7/14 - The Vermont State Police were notified that Tim Foley, age 47 of Leicester, will be arraigned today at Rutland Criminal Court at 1:00PM to answer to the charges of two counts of attempted aggravated murder and two counts of attempted murder.
The male victim, identified as Mahlon McCoy age 64, continues to received medical treatment at Fletcher Allen Medical Center and is in good condition.
The troopers that responded to the defendant's residence and were subsequently shot, are identified as Sergeant Eugene Duplissis and Trooper Matt Daley.
Sergeant Duplissis, age 36, has been with the Vermont State Police since 2001 and Trooper Daley, age 34, has been with the Vermont State Police since 2005.
Both are currently assigned to the New Haven Barracks; and were placed on paid administrative leave per policy.
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