Police Arrest Pair In Vehicle Shooting

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Vermont State Police have made an arrest in a suspected drug-related shooting in Hinesburg.

Police say someone shot at a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Shawn Holbrook of Hinesburg on Route 116 around 12:30 Tuesday morning.

Authorities say Holbrook had been involved in a drug-related altercation with 27-year-old Dean Heffernan and 26-year-old Katherine Heffernan at their Bristol residence that night. Police say the Heffernans followed Holbrooke into Hinesburg and shot at his vehicle. No one was injured.

Police say a search of the Heffernan residence turned up heroin, hashish, and prescription pills.

Dean Heffernan has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault and possession of narcotics. Katherine Heffernan has been cited to appear in court on Aug. 29.

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