TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Shooting Incident in Greenup County
Date of News Release: 01/17/2012
(Ashland, KY) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland is investigating a shooting incident that occurred near the vicinity of the AA Highway and US 23. Around 5:10 pm this evening (01/17/2012), Trooper Devan Cleaver was conducting a traffic stop on the AA Highway in Greenup County and was approached by another motor vehicle with the driver stating he had been shot. Greenup EMS responded and transported the 17 year old male juvenile to Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital for his injuries. The juvenile suffered a gunshot wound to the lower buttock region but the injuries are not life threatening.
Details on how the victim was shot are not clear. Troopers are still at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital conducting interviews with the victim.
Trooper Tony Burch and Devan Cleaver are conducting the investigation.