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Update to the Kentucky State Police Investigate Shooting

Date of News Release: 11/23/2011

David Wayne Madewell

(Harlan, Ky.) -- The deceased has been identified as David Wayne Madewell, 26, of Springfield, OH. Picture of deceased is attached. Investigation continues by Kentucky State Police Post 10 Harlan.

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Kentucky State Police Investigate Shooting

Date of News Release: 11/23/2011

(Harlan, Ky.) -- On November 23, 2011 at 7:54 am Kentucky State Police Post 10 Harlan received a call from a residence located in Tway Hollow in Harlan County. The caller stated a male subject was shooting at her residence. Upon Troopers arrival the male subject shot at units and fled into the woods. Troopers were able to return fire. Kentucky State Police Special Response Team was activated and a short time later arrived at the scene with K-9 and a State Police Helicopter to assist. Once Kentucky State Police Special Response Team was on the scene, the male subject was located in the woods deceased. At this time investigation is on going and will be updated as soon information comes available. Harlan County Sheriff's Department, Harlan City Police and Evarts Police Department assisted at the scene.

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