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FATAL SHOOTING DURING HOME INVASION IN EASTERN KENTUCKY / KSP NEEDS PUBLIC'S HELP

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RICHMOND, KY. (February 22, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police is reporting that KSP Richmond Post 7, is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at a residence on Willis Branch Road in Madison County early this morning.

The initial investigation indicates an armed suspect entered the home just prior to 4:30 A.M, at which time shots were fired, killing a female inside.

Gunshots were then exchanged between the homeowner and intruder.

As a result, the homeowner sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital, where he was treated and released.

The armed suspect left the residence after the shooting, and no arrests have been made at this time.

KSP is requesting if anyone with information pertinent to this investigation, or observed suspicious activity in the area between 3:30 A.M. to 4:30 A.M., to call 859.623.2404.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 7 Detective Cameron Allen. He was assisted at the scene by KSP Personnel, Richmond PD, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, and the Madison County Coroner.

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