MONTPELIER, Vt. –  The Vermont Warden Service issued charges today against Alex Gaudette, 25, of Bolton, for the hunting related shooting of James Cameron, 35, of Fairfax, in Huntington earlier this month.

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Gaudette faces felony charges of aggravated assault (13 V.S.A. § 1024) and negligent use of a gun (13 V.S.A. § 4009).  He also faces a misdemeanor charge of reckless endangerment (13 V.S.A. § 1025).  Gaudette will answer to the charges in Chittenden County Court on September 22, 2022. 

If convicted of aggravated assault, Gaudette could face up to 15 years of jail time and be fined up to $10,000, as well as losing his hunting license for five years.  Additional convictions could add up to six years of jail time and up to $2,000 in fines.

Cameron remains at the University of Vermont Medical Center in stable condition.