Police Investigating Tuesday Night Mt. Vernon Shooting

Police Investigating Tuesday Night Mt. Vernon Shooting

MT. VERNON (WRXX) – Mt. Vernon police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that left a 19-year-old man with life-threatening gunshot wounds.

According to police, the shooting occurred outside during a gathering in the 2200 block of Logan Street Tuesday night.

A police officer conducting a traffic stop in the area reportedly heard gunfire and informed dispatch they were responding to the scene where they found a man had been shot during a gathering and was taken to the hospital by private vehicle. The victim was airlifted for treatment to a regional hospital.

His name has not yet been released.

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