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Shooting Incident and Arrest in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 09/04/2008

(London, KY) - On Thursday September 04, 2008 at 8:38 PM the Kentucky State Police Post 11 in London received a report of a shooting incident at 48 Bustle Street (an apartment complex) in Brodhead, KY.

Upon arrival Trooper Coby Smith determined that two male subjects were engaged in a verbal altercation when the shooting incident occurred.

Larry Jonathan Bingham, 36, of Brodhead, received a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transported from the scene to the Rockcastle County Hospital. Bingham was later flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment.

James Carlos Cromer, 67, of Brodhead was arrested and charged with one (1) count of Assault 1ST.

Mr. Cromer was lodged in the Rockcastle County Detention Center.

Trooper Smith is continuing the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Trooper Tommy Cromer and the Rockcastle County EMS.

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