TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Shooting investigation in Graves County
Date of News Release: 11/24/2011
(Hickory, KY) -- The Kentucky State Police received a call of a subject that had been shot at his residence on KY 534 in Graves County. Upon arrival, it was discovered that Mark Cunningham, 47, had been shot by his father, Adam Cunningham Jr, 75 following a verbal altercation. Mark Cunningham was transported to Western Baptist hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Adam Cunningham was taken into custody and lodged in the Graves County Jail where he was charged with Assault 1st Domestic Violence. The case is being investigated by Trooper David Dick and Trooper Trevor Pervine.