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Breathitt County Shooting

Date of News Release: 06/12/2007

(Hazard, KY) - On 06/11/07 at approximately 15:20 hrs Kentucky State Police Post 13 received a 911 call from the Jackson Police Department requesting an ambulance for a gunshot victim.

EMS and State Police responded to the scene to find Sue Lucey, a 59 year old white female of Jackson Ky. with a single gunshot wound to the hand.

Initial investigation indicates that Lucey, her boyfriend Arthur Campbell and Danny Gross were all in the vehicle traveling on Town Hill Road in Jackson when Campbell became angry and fired one shot inside the vehicle. Lucey, who was driving the vehicle, stopped and Campbell exited the vehicle and fired two additional shots into the interior. Lucey was struck in the right wrist and as she drove away, Campbell fired three more shots at the vehicle. The victim drove herself to the Jackson Police Department and was transported by ambulance to the Kentucky River Medical Center and then to Hazard ARH for treatment. Officers from the Jackson Police Department responded to the scene and detained Campbell without incident.

Det. Randy Combs with the Kentucky State Police arrested and charged Arthur Campbell with Assault 1st degree and Wanton Endangerment. Campbell was lodged in Three Forks Regional Detention Center. The shooting remains under investigation by Det. Combs.

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