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Attempted Murder Arrest in Laurel County

Date of News Release: 08/13/12

(LONDON, KY.) - On August 12th, 2012 at about 11:29 PM, Officers with the Kentucky State Police, Laurel County Sheriff Department, and Laurel County Constable responded to the report of shots being fired into a residence located on Littontown road in the East Bernstadt community of Laurel County. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, William McDougall, age 31 of East Bernstadt KY, struggling with the accused William "Billy" Mills, age 57 of Danville KY, McDougall had been shot one time. He was treated at the scene by Laurel County EMS and flown by helicopter to UK Medical Center in Lexington KY to be treated for his injuries. William Mills was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and Burglary 1st Degree. Investigation continues by KSP Sergeant Steve Walker.

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