Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Shooting Investigation at Dons Pool Hall in Breathitt County
Date of News Release: 07/04/2007
(Hazard, KY) - On 07/03/07 at approximately 21:11 hours Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call of a male subject being shot at Dons Pool Hall on Quicksand Road in the Jackson community of Breathitt County.
Upon arrival of Kentucky State Police it was found that Paul Collins received a gunshot wound to the stomach. Victim was removed by private vehicle and taken to Kentucky River Medical Center and later flown to U.K. Medical Center. Mr. Collins was listed in stable condition.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Roy Bowling , age 35 of Whick, KY has not been charged at this time. The case will be presented to the Breathitt County Grand Jury and the investigation continues by Det. Clayton Stamper.