Madden Gouveia Death – A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed in Bristol, Vermont, on Monday night, according to police, and another teen has been charged with second-degree murder. Vermont State Police and Bristol police are investigating the shooting, which they said occurred around 7:20 p.m. outside a home on North Street near the intersection with Plan Road. Emergency responders found the boy critically injured and administered first aid before taking him by ambulance to the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.
He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The teenage victim was identified by police as 14-year-old Madden Gouveia, of Shelburne. An autopsy is expected to be conducted this week to determine the cause and manner of death.
State police announced Tuesday morning that they have arrested 14-year-old Hussein Mohamed, of Burlington, on a charge of second degree murder in connection with Gouveia’s death. He is being charged as an adult and is scheduled to be arraigned at 1 p.m. in Vermont Superior Court in Middlebury.
According to their investigation, Mohamed was in possession of a handgun around 7:20 p.m. Monday while sitting in the rear passenger side seat of a vehicle parked outside a home on North Street in Bristol when the handgun discharged, striking Gouveia as he sat in the front passenger seat.
No additional information was immediately available, police said.