Sunday, June 13, 2010

Shots fired at Bloomingdale home; troopers looking for suspect

Someone fired two shots into a bedroom window at a home in the town of St. Armand early Saturday morning.

Ray Brook-based state police received a call at approximately 5:11 a.m. Saturday stating that an unknown person fire two shots into a residence located at 6 Prospect Street in Bloomingdale.

A subsequent investigation confirmed the reports, and troopers learned the suspect was observed leaving the scene wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

No further description of the suspect was given.

Witnesses could not say how the suspect fled the scene, although a suspicious vehicle was said to be parked nearby prior to the shooting.

The vehicle was described as an older, small pick-up truck, blue in color with a gray, primer-colored box and an oversized blue cap.

No injuries were reported and troopers are not releasing the names of the home’s residents at this time.

The incident is being investigated by the Troop B Violent Crimes Investigation Team and the Forensic Identification Unit. Anyone with information regarding Saturday morning’s incident is encouraged to call state police at 897-2000.

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