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Shooting in Perry County

Date of News Release: 04/05/2010

(Hazard, Ky) -- On 04/05/2010 Kentucky State Police received a call for assistance from Perry County Sheriff's Office due to a shooting in the Dwarf community of Perry County. Roger Miniard and Rebecca Jones both received gunshot wounds as they were attempting to leave the area in a vehicle. Brian Hensley was arrested and lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Jail. He was charged with 2 counts of assault 1st and 3 counts of wanton endangerment 1st due to other people being in the area. Case remains under investigation by Det. Gary Sandlin.

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