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Shooting investigation in Betsy Lane, Ky

Date of News Release: 06/02/2011

(Betsy Layne, Ky.)- On Wednesday June 1, 2011 Post 9 Pikeville received a call of a shooting in the Betsy Layne Community of Floyd County. KSP Troopers arrived on scene and contacted Brian Iricks who stated he had been shot by Jeffery Iricks. Information at the scene indicates that this incident began as a verbal argument between the two parties.

Brian Iricks received injury to the right arm and was transported to UK Trauma Center in Lexington, Ky. Where he is listed in stable condition. Jeffery Iricks was arrested and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jason Merlo.

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