United States Olympian Michael Barisone was in custody Thursday, a suspect in the shooting of a woman training at his New Jersey dressage center. The Morris County Posecutor’s Office reported no formal charges have been filed as of late Thursday morning.
The woman with two gunshot wounds to the chest was reported in stable condition after surgery at the Morristown Medical Center.
The shooting occurred at Hawthorne Farm, the Long Valley training center where Michael Barisone has long been based about 55 miles/88 km west of New York City.
Police were reported trying to unravel the circumstances that led to the shooting, sources said, including the involvement of persons associated with the rider in training.
The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office told dressage-news.com that as of Thursday morning no formal charges had been filed in the case.
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Article written by: KENNETH J. BRADDICK