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One Injured In Shooting In Knott County

Date of News Release: 07/20/2011

(Hazard, Ky.) -- On July 19, 2011 at approximately 9:50 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a call stating a man had been shot on Trace Caney Road in the Pippa Passes community of Knott County.

Preliminary investigation indicates that Jerry Caudill age 33 of Pippa Passes went to the residence of Stella and Paul Maggard also of Pippa Passes making threats. Paul Maggard confronted Caudill and told him not to enter his property. Jerry Caudill continued to advance toward them and Paul Maggard fired a shot striking Caudill in the abdomen.

Mr. Caudill was transported to the Hazard ARH where he is being treated for his injury. No charges have been filed at this time on either party and the investigation is continuing by Det. Clayton Stamper.

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