Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Home Invasion Shooting Investigation
Date of News Release: 12/01/2010
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) –- Kevin Scott Puckett (18 years old of Rineyville, Ky.) attempted to invade the residence of Loretta Hawkins, who was at home with her 21 year old son and three toddler children. Mr. Puckett threatened the life of Mrs. Hawkins and then attempted to gain entry to the home by breaking a kitchen window and crawling through it. Mrs. Hawkins shot Mr. Puckett one time with a handgun which ended the home invasion. Mr. Puckett was transported to University Hospital in Louisville where he is currently listed in critical condition. Detective Jason Propes is the investigating officer.