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State police investigate Northeast Kingdom shooting

Details remain sketchy about an apparent shooting that hospital officials reported early Tuesday morning in Newport.

Eddie De Los Torres, 37, who police said has no fixed address, arrived at North Country Hospital in Newport for treatment of non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to his extremities Tuesday at about 2 a.m., and hospital officials called in the Vermont State Police.

Police said De Los Torres provided only limited information about the shooting and declined to provide details to detectives assigned to investigate the incident. Police said the shooting is believed to have occurred somewhere in the Northeast Kingdom.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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