Melinda Mitchell of Lyndonville is a person of interest in the shooting of two men at 57 Harrison Ave. in St. Johnsbury on Friday, Aug. 4, 2023. Mitchell, 32, of Lyndonville, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon at the Dollar General store on Broad Street in Lyndonville and charged with possession of cocaine, resisting arrest and violating conditions of release. The state says that based on available information it is believed that Mitchell may have housed individuals involved in the Harrison Avenue shooting on Friday night. The shooting occurred at about 9 p.m. inside Apt. #3. Police responded and discovered two male subjects had been shot and wounded. It was reported that multiple unknown men entered the apartment and began shooting at occupants within the apartment. The two wounded men were taken to the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital and then to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. The alleged victims names have not been released.
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