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Shooting Investigation in Wayne County

Date of News Release: 04/26/09

(London, Ky.) -- On Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 8:39 PM the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, in London was notified, by the Wayne County 911 Center, of the shooting incident at a residence on Norman Spradlin Road in Wayne County, KY.

Upon arrival Trooper Shaler Jones determined that an altercation had occurred between Norman R. Spradlin, 63, and his son Stephen W. Spradlin, 43.

During the altercation Norman Spradlin fired a shotgun striking Stephen Spradlin.

Stephen Spradlin was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY for treatment.

No arrest(s) have been made at this time pending the completion of the investigation and presentation to the grand jury.

Trooper Jones is continuing the investigation and was assisted by officers from the Kentucky State Police, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and Operation Unite.

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