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Update to the Shooting Investigation in Calloway County

Date of News Release: 10/22/2008

(Murray, KY) - The Kentucky State Police has released the names of the individuals present at the time of the shooting. Jerry Eldridge Sr. 60 years of age, was found deceased at the scene when troopers and detectives arrived. Eddie Eldridge, 33 years of age, and Melissa Price 35, both sustained gunshot wounds and are being treated for their injuries. A juvenile was also present at the time of the incident however sustained no injuries. An autopsy was performed in Madisonville this morning on Jerry Eldridge Sr. and manner of death was ruled as homicide. Kentucky State Police is continuing the investigation. More updates will be released as they become available.

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Date of News Release: 10/22/2008

(Murray, KY) - Kentucky State Police Troopers and Detectives from Post 1 Mayfield are currently on scene of a shooting investigation on Elm Grove, north of Murray. At approximately 11:50 P.M. on October 21st, KSP Post 1 received a complaint of the shooting. At this time investigators are still on scene. Further information will be released, as it becomes available.

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