Investigating Two Shooting Deaths in the Northeast Kingdom: Police Seek Public’s Help

WHEELOCK, Vt. – Two consecutive shooting incidents have left the Northeast Kingdom community in shock as authorities work to unravel the circumstances surrounding the two deaths. The first victim, Wilmer Rodriguez, 27, of Hartford, Connecticut, was found dead in Newport Town on Saturday evening, the victim of multiple gunshot wounds. Just a day later, a second shooting occurred in the town of Wheelock, located about 30 miles south of Newport Town. During a news briefing …

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