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Assault 1st Investigation in Warren County

Date of News Release: 06/27/2007

(Bowling Green) - Bowling Green Medical Center received a call of a shooting on Sunset Avenue in Smiths Grove. Responding units arrived at the scene & determined James Buster had been shot in the hand during a robbery attempt. The individuals involved stated that there were at least six (6) persons who entered the residence armed with a rifle & handguns. While in the residence an altercation ensued resulting in Mr. Buster's injury. A wallet containing four (4) dollars & the victim's personal information was taken including driver's license, social security card, & other documents. The perpetrators were described as one white male & remaining were black males. All were wearing masks. No vehicle description was provided. Mr. Buster was treated & released at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. Investigation continues.

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