TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Shooting Investigation in Burkesville, KY
Date of News Release: 08/15/2005
(Columbia, KY.) - During an argument between two brothers, Francis 'Frank' Willis, an uncle, shot Robert Riley in the left leg with a small caliber semi-automatic pistol.
Robert Riley was transported to the Cumberland County Hospital by family members and admitted.
Frank Wills was charged with 1st degree Assault.
The shooting is being investigated by Trooper Nathan Carey, Sgt. Rob Winsett and assisted by Cumberland County Sheriff's Department, Burkesville Police Department and KY Department of Fish and Wildlife.