Lucas Gringras Arrested for Shooting at Occupied Home in Huntington, Vermont

Lucas Gringras, 38, fired a shot at an occupied home in Huntington, Vermont, and fled the scene before being detained by troopers. He faces multiple charges, including aggravated assault and reckless endangerment, and is being held without bail.

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Lucas Gringras Arrested for Shooting at Occupied Home in Huntington, Vermont

Lucas Gringras Arrested for Shooting at Occupied Home in Huntington, Vermont

On May 10, 2024, at approximately 9:21 PM, the Vermont State Police responded to a report of a shooting at a residence on Main Road in Huntington, Vermont. The suspect, identified as Lucas Gringras, 38, of Fletcher, Vermont, had fired a shot at the occupied home and fled the scene in a white Grand Marquis.

Why this matters: This incident highlights the growing concern aboutgun violence in small towns and rural areas, where law enforcement resources may be limited. It also underscores the need for communities to come together to address the root causes of such violent behavior and ensure public safety.

According to the investigation, Gringras initially pointed a rifle at another man in the residence before leaving the scene. He returned to the residence, fired a round at the home, where a woman and juvenile were inside, and then drove off again. Gringras returned to the residence for a third time, advancing on the home before being detained by troopers.

Upon searching Gringras' vehicle, troopers found a loaded muzzleloader and a crossbow in the front seat. Gringras was taken into custody and transported to the Vermont State Police Williston Barracks for processing. He now faces multiple, charges including aggravated assault, aggravated disorderly conduct, and reckless endangerment.

Gringras is currently being held without bail at the Northwest Correctional Facility. He is scheduled to be arraigned in Vermont Superior Court – Chittenden Criminal Division on May 13, 2024, at 8:30 AM. The court date and time are subject to change at the discretion of the court.

The incident has left the small town of Huntington shaken, as residents grapple with the shocking turn of events. The Vermont State Police continue their investigation into the shooting, working to uncover the motives behind Gringras' actions and ensure the safety of the community.

Key Takeaways

  • Vermont State Police responded to a shooting at a Huntington, VT residence on May 10, 2024.
  • Suspect Lucas Gringras, 38, fired a shot at the occupied home and fled in a white Grand Marquis.
  • Gringras returned to the scene twice, advancing on the home before being detained by troopers.
  • He faces multiple charges, including aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.
  • Gringras is being held without bail, with an arraignment scheduled for May 13, 2024.