Man who shot someone at an Elm Street residence took his own life

HARDWICK — Police officials believe that a man who shot someone at an Elm Street residence Wednesday evening took his own life by gunshot later in Walden after police had found him walking along the road. The Vermont State Police and the Hardwick Police Department are investigating the incidents. The names of the individuals involved will be released following further investigation and notification of relatives. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington will perform an autopsy on the deceased subject to confirm the cause and manner of his death. Anyone with information that could assist investigators in this case is asked to call the Vermont State Police in St. Johnsbury at 802-748-3111. Tips also may be submitted anonymously online at