Fatal shooting in Royalton

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ROYALTON — Police are investigating a shooting incident at a home on Vermont Route 14 in Royalton that left one man dead and another injured.

Troopers were called to an altercation at about 2:45 a.m. this morning.

Reports soon after came in of gunshots.

Police located one man who was deceased and another man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The injured man was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and is currently in surgery.

The investigation into the shooting is in its initial stages, but police say there is no threat to the public.

The identities of the deceased victim and the survivor are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Route 14 in Royalton near the scene is currently closed to all through traffic.