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.