TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Assault 2nd Degree, Woman Arrested
Date of News Release: 11/11/2004
Sharon Grove, KY (Todd County) - On November 11, 2004 at approximately 1203 hours, the Kentucky State Police received a report of a male subject that had been injured in a shooting at a residence on Crawford Road.
Through the investigation, it was determined that Timmy Johnson age 36 of Sharon Grove, KY and his wife, Melissa K. Johnson age 31 of Sharon Grove, KY, had been in a domestic dispute around 0900 hours on November 11, 2004. Sometime during this domestic dispute, Melissa Johnson fired a pistol at Timmy Johnson. Timmy Johnson was struck once in his leg. It was a non-life threatening injury. Mr. Johnson was treated at the Logan County Memorial Hospital and released.
Melissa Johnson was apprehended at the scene and charged with assault 2nd degree. She was lodged in the Christian County Jail.
The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police. Tpr. Brad Stevenson is the investigating officer. He was assisted by Tpr. Brian Gann, Tpr. Bob Winters and Sgt. Carolyn Boyd.