TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Felony Arrest Investigation
(Horse Branch, KY) - On July 4, 2004 Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 16 in Henderson responded with Deputies from the Ohio County Sheriff's Office to a residence on Old Salem Road. The officers were responding to reports that Steven L. Wilson (39) of Horse Branch, KY, wanted on a felony warrant for Attempted Murder of a Police Officer stemming from an incident on July 2, 2004, was at the residence shooting at a neighbor.
As Deputies arrived Wilson fired on them forcing them to return fire. Wilson was struck one time and taken into custody. No Deputies were injured in the exchange of gunfire. Wilson was transported to Owensboro Medical Health Systems, by Ohio County EMS, where he is currently undergoing treatment for his injuries.
Detectives from the State Police Post in Henderson are conducting the investigation of the incident at the request of the Ohio County Sheriff's Office.