Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Domestic Assault Investigation in Meade County
Date of News Release: 12/14/2011
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) –- On December 13, 2011 at approximately at 6:37 pm Post 4 Troopers received a request from Meade County Dispatch to respond to their facility on Hillcrest Drive in Brandenburg. They advised that they had a female in their lobby with a gunshot wound to the hand. Upon further investigation it was discovered that the female victim, Kayla A. Medley, 25, of Brandenburg, KY, Patrick W. Stout, 27 of Vine Grove, KY, Kevin Medley, 49 and father of Kayla, and Kelly A. Medley, 47 and mother of Kayla, had been involved in an altercation on Payneville Road in Brandenburg, KY. Stout was allegedly struck in the head several times with a handgun by Kevin Medley. When Stout and Kayla Medley attempted to leave the residence in their vehicle, Kelly Medley, the mother, fired several shots into their vehicle striking her own daughter in the left arm. Kevin Medley was charged with Assault 2nd and lodged in the Meade County Jail. Kelly Medley was charged with Assault 2nd and two counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree. The condition of the victim is not known at this time. Detective Jason Propes is leading the ongoing investigation.