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Burlington Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the Old North End.

Around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, dispatchers received a call alleging that two men were trying to push into a house on North Avenue. The caller then heard multiple gunshots. Additional callers reported that a male victim had been shot.

Officers identified the victim as Steven Martin, 38, who was found seriously wounded. Martin was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center and later was pronounced dead. 

This investigation is ongoing to identify and find the perpetrators. Witnesses report that two men had fled the area in a black vehicle.

Those with information about the incident can contact the Burlington Police Department at (802) 658-2704. 

Contact Ethan Bakuli at (802) 556-1804 or ebakuli@freepressmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @BakuliEthan.

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