Officers were responding to a domestic violence report. They were inside an apartment when Patten pulled a shotgun and pointed it toward them. They fired, killing Patten.

ID: 1693

Victms Name: Merrill Patten
Age: 37
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Vergennes
County: Addison
State: VT
Zip Code: 5491
Country: United States of America

Agency: Vergennes Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Officers were responding to a domestic violence report. They were inside an apartment when Patten pulled a shotgun and pointed it toward them. They fired, killing Patten.

Symptoms of mental health: Drug or alcohol use

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