TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Shooting in Russell Springs, KY
Date of News Release 7/15/04
(Russell Springs, KY) - Post 15 Columbia was notified of a shooting shortly after 1100 on July 14th by the Russell County Sheriff's office.
Victim, Oliver Johnson, 52 years of age of Russell Springs was being treated at Russell County hospital for gunshot wound to the back of the head.
Subject stated he was driving down the road and was shot through the back window of his truck. This occurred 8 miles east Russell Springs on Thompson Lane. Mr. Johnson was later treated and released.
Phillip S. Kazsuk, 83 years old was charged with assault 1st. He was lodged in the Russell County jail. Case is being investigated by Det. George Atwood with assistance from the Russell County sheriff's office.