NEWPORT TOWN — Vermont State Police said a man who was shot to death in a Farrar Road residence was from Hartford, Conn. Wilmer Rodriguez, 27, died from multiple gunshot wounds on Saturday. State police were alerted to the shooting through a call made at 6:45 p.m. They responded and found Rodriguez dead inside the home. The investigation to this point indicates the shooting was a targeted, isolated event. No suspects are in custody. Police encourage anyone with information that might assist investigators to call the Derby Barracks at 802-334-8881 or submit an anonymous tip online at https://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.
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