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Assault Investigation in Clay County

Date of News Release: 10/12/11

(LONDON, KY.) –- On Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at approximately 9:36 PM, the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a report of an Assault at a residence on Curry Branch Road in Clay County.

Upon investigation into the incident KSP Detective Donald Wilson determined that Jamie Scott Abner, 40, of Clay County was at the residence of Roy Glenn Wagers, 36, when an altercation began.

During the altercation Abner produced a knife and stabbed Wagers. Wagers then retrieved a firearm and shot Abner.

Both victims were transported to the Manchester Memorial Hospital where they were treated and later released.

The investigation, once completed, will be presented to the Clay County Grand Jury for consideration of possible charges.

KSP Detective Donald Wilson is continuing the investigation and was assisted by KSP Sergeant Lafe Owens, KSP-CVE Sergeant Greg Reams, KSP Detective Millard Root, KSP Trooper Nick Metcalf, KSP Trooper Jack Riley, the Clay County Sheriff’s Department and the Clay County EMS.

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