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Death Investigation in Floyd County

Date of News Release: 08/06/2008

(Pikeville, KY) - Kentucky State Police Detectives are investigating a shooting death in Allen, KY. After Post 09 Dispatchers were contacted about 4:00 A.M. by Prestonsburg City Police Officer Gerald Clark, who had made a traffic stop on the vehicle involved in the shooting at 74, 3rd. St. Allen, KY. Officers were dispatched to the scene. The details surrounding the shooting incident are sketchy at best, but statements indicate an exchange of gunfire occurred between at least two individuals. Sally B. Vance of Prestonsburg, KY. was struck by a bullet and severely injured. She later died at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY. One male subject was shot. He was treated and released at University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY. Detectives have interviewed several persons who were present when the shooting occurred. Their names are being withheld at this time until each one can be located and interviewed.

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