Vermont state office lockdown ends after false alarm

September 18, 2017 01:00 PM

BENNINGTON, Vt. - The State Office complex in Bennington was locked down after reports of a shooting Monday morning, but that turned out not to be the case.

Police say a caller reported a car window was shot out in the parking lot at the Bennington Superior Court just before 8 a.m.

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It turns out the popping noises the caller heard were actually caused by a loose item in the car that struck the back window, which caused it to shatter.

Police say there was no shooting.


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