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Shooting Investigation in London

Date of News Release: 7/19/2004

(LONDON) - At 5:04 p.m. on 7/19/04 Laurel 911 and KSP Post 11 London received information that a female, Pauline Oleary had been shot at her residence at 1893 Hawk Creek Road in Laurel County. Allegedly her husband, Joseph Oleary fired through the front door of their residence striking the victim in the hand. Joseph Oleary had been served with an epo last date by the Laurel County Sheriff Department. Ordering him to stay away from Pauline Oleary. He returned to the residence again after the shooting and was arrested by the Laurel County Sheriff Department and KSP Troopers. He was charged with assault 1st degree and violation of epo/dvo and was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. The victim was transported to Marymount Medical Center in London and flown onto UK Medical Center in Lexington. The Laurel County Sheriff Department and London City Police are assisting the Kentucky State Police in the investigation.

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