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Suspect at Large for Shooting at a McCracken County DES Auxiliary Police Officer

Date of News Release: 11/9/2004

(West Padicah, KY) On 11-8-04 Kentucky State Police Investigators were requested to respond to an incident where someone shot at a McCracken County DES Auxiliary Police Officer.

At approximately 6:00 PM., Officer Randy Fondaw was patrolling the Wildlife Management area near USEC when an unknown person fired two shots from a shotgun into the driver's door of his marked patrol car. No pellets from the blast penetrated the door and Officer Fondaw was not hit.

Trooper Turnbow and his K-9 (Aron) responded to the scene and assisted in tracking the suspect approximately one-half mile to the main road where he lost scent of the track.

If anyone has any information, please call Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or the McCracken County Sheriff's Department at 444-4719.

The investigation is continuing by Detective George Bell.

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