TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Shooting Investigation in Caldwell County, KY
Date of News Release: 08/18/2005
(Caldwell County) - Kentucky State Police Madisonville Post received a call at 8:35 pm on August 17, 2005 of a shooting at the Willie Jenkins residence near Princeton. A 13 yr old male juvenile is lodged in the Paducah juvenile facility charged with Assault 1st and Tampering With Physical Evidence. The juvenile is an acquaintance of Mr. Jenkins. Mr. Jenkins, 50, of Princeton, was transported to the Caldwell County Hospital with a head wound and later transferred to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. A motive for the shooting has not been determined. The case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Detectives Ben Wolcott and Devin Brewer.