White male with gun enters state office building, police respond - VT Digger

The state Capitol Complex is in lockdown as of this writing (12:46 pm) after a white man was seen entering 133 State Street (just west of State House) carrying a gun. One floor has been cleared by police. Situation fluid. 


"Vermont State Police responded to the report, and there was a large law enforcement presence in Montpelier at midday. Police clad in bulletproof vests carrying firearms could be seen entering the building shortly before noon."

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  • Patrick Finnie
    commented 2019-08-31 17:07:05 -0400
    I guess the public doe not need to know…………
  • Rob Roper
    commented 2019-08-31 09:29:22 -0400
    What an odd story. Was this a hoax or just a mistake? They didn’t find a gun. Did they find anyone meeting the description of the supposed gun toter? Who called in this threat? Do we know or was it an anonymous call? You’d think the press would ask.