Police said Abdiaziz Abdhikadir, 19, showed “extreme indifference for human life or the safety of the overall community” in other instances of gunfire in which he has been charged.
Abdiaziz Abdhikadir is charged in the killing of Hussein Mubarak, 21, who was shot in the head on Luck Street on July 7. Abdhikadir also faces eight counts of attempted murder in a separate incident in which he allegedly fired shots into Mubarak’s home.
State troopers can sign up for elective overtime in the city Wednesday through Saturday.
The two shootings took place Sunday night, according to authorities — one at an apartment on Pine Street in Burlington and the other on Williston Road in South Burlington.
The Burlington and Winooski police departments and the Vermont State Police are among the members of a new Chittenden County Gun Violence Task Force, according to an announcement on Wednesday.
Christopher Crawford, 42, of New Jersey, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Bryan C. Rogers II, 32, of Philadelphia. Joseph Craig, 59, of St. Albans, faces a charge of accessory to first-degree murder.
By the end of July, there had been 778 reports of personal property theft, a category that includes bikes. That’s nearly twice as many as the previous five-year average of 377.
The idea was to combine the local police entities in Chittenden County to form what was referred to at the time as a “Metropolitan Police Department.”
The shooting occurred at about 12:42 a.m. on Sunday. The victim was later identified as Bryan C. Rogers II, of Philadelphia.
A Twitter thread posted Thursday afternoon shows what the bystander described as a bullethole in a car windshield and the path of a bullet fired by a Burlington police officer.