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Police: Burlington, Vt. Man in Custody After Shooting Man During Drug Dispute

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Burlington, Vt. Police

A Burlington, Vermont, man is in custody after allegedly shooting another man twice in the abdomen after a drug dispute escalated into violence, police say.

The victim's identity was not released, but officials say the man is expected to survive the shooting.

The suspect is Ross Hanvey, 30, a convicted felon who has more than a dozen misdemeanor convictions, according to police.

An investigation revealed the shooting took place near the area of 64 N. Champlain St. around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Hanvey is being held at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility. It's unclear if he has an attorney.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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