TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Nine Year Accidentally Shot and Killed in Wayne County
Date of News Release: 02/09/12
(London, KY.) -– On Wednesday, February 08, 2012 at approximately 5:03 PM, the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a report of a shooting incident at a home on Old Bethel Church Road 4 miles west of Monticello in Wayne County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that an 11 year old child accidentally shot their 9 year old sibling.
The names of the involved are withheld due to them being juveniles.
The 9 year old victim was transported to the Wayne County Hospital and pronounced dead.
An autopsy is expected to be scheduled.
Detective Doug Boyd is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by officers from KSP Post 11, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, the Wayne County Social Services Office, the Wayne County Coroner's Office and the Wayne County EMS.