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Shooting Investigation in Clay County

Date of News Release: 11/25/2008

(London, KY) - On November 24, 2008 Clay County Ambulance Service notified Kentucky State Police , Post 11, of a shooting in Statue Drive , North of Manchester. Preliminary investigation revealed that a juvenile in the residence was playing with a firearm when the weapon discharged and struck a five-year-old victim in the head. The victim was transported to the Manchester Hospital and later transported to University of Kentucky Medical Center where the victim remains in critical condition. Trooper Donald Wilson is continuing the investigation. Trooper Wilson was assisted at the scene by Trooper Greg and Detective Mike Bowling.

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