Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Assault Investigation and Arrest
Date of News Release: 10/26/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On October 25, 2011 Kentucky State Police Morehead received a call for service from Rowan County Dispatch of a shooting that occurred on Cold Springs Hollow Road in Rowan County. Delmer Jent was involved in a physical altercation with his tenant Bryan Reynolds. Both parties were intoxicated at the time of the altercation. After the altercation, Mr. Jent pulled a .25 caliber handgun on Mr. Reynolds and fired two shots. One shot struck Mr. Reynolds in the hand and the other struck him in the leg. Mr. Reynolds was transported to Saint Claire Medical Center in Morehead, KY with non life-threatening injuries. Mr. Jent was taken into custody for Alcohol Intoxication and a warrant for Contempt of Court unrelated to the assault. The incident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police Morehead.