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Kentucky State Police investigating Anderson County shooting

Date of News Release: 07/12/2011

(Post 12 Frankfort) -- On Monday, July 11, 2011 at 5:59 PM, the Lawrenceburg dispatch received at 911 call from a residence located on Woodland Park Circle in Lawrenceburg, KY. The caller reported a person at the residence had been shot.

The Lawrenceburg Police Department and the Anderson County EMS responded to the residence. A female age 19 was flown to the University of Kentucky Hospital by Air Methods helicopter. The Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post was notified and asked to conduct the investigation. The investigation is ongoing.

The Kentucky State Police have charged a 17 years old male with Assault 2nd and Tampering with Physical Evidence. The victim Shawna Wideman remains at the University of Kentucky Hospital.

The Kentucky State Police Post 12 provided police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties. The Kentucky State Police is being assisted by the Lawrenceburg Police Department.

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