Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Assault First Degree Investigation and Arrest
Date of News Release: 10/30/2010
(Morehead, Ky.) -- At approximately 0459 hours on 10/30/2010, Menifee County Dispatch received a report of a shooting at a residence located at 539 Bear Branch Road in Frenchburg, Kentucky. Kentucky State Police in Morehead, Menifee County Sheriffs Department, and Menifee County EMS responded to the scene. Investigation revealed that Melissa K. Brown, 29, shot an adult male acquaintance at the residence during a domestic dispute. The male victim was treated and transported from the scene by Menifee County EMS. He was later admitted to University of Kentucky Hospital where he was last listed in stable condition. Ms. Brown was arrested at the scene and charged with one count of Assault First Degree (Domestic Violence).