TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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KSP makes an arrest in a Hickman County Shooting
Date of News Release: 11/14/2012
(Clinton, Ky.) – The Kentucky State Police arrested Demarcus Robinson, age 23 from Clinton, KY on Tuesday November 13, 2012. The arrest stemmed from a shooting incident which occurred on Thursday November 8, 2012. Ryan Thomas, age 20 from Mayfield, KY was shot in the leg after an altercation with Demarcus Robinson and Dominique Harper, age 20 from Clinton, KY.
Detective Brett Miller charged Demarcus Robinson with Robbery first degree (class B felony), Assault first degree (class B felony), Wanton Endangerment first degree (class D felony), Complicity to Trafficking Marijuana, less than 5 pounds (class D felony), and Terroristic Threatening third degree (class A misdemeanor). Robinson was lodged in the Hickman County Jail.
The Kentucky State Police is still seeking Dominique Harper. Harper is to be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Harper is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police, toll free in Kentucky at 800-222-555.
Original News Release Below:
Hickman County Shooting Investigation
Date of News Release: 11/12/2012
(Hickory, KY) – Kentucky State Police received a 911 call that a male subject had been shot in the leg on Ky 944 in Hickman County. Upon units arrival they discovered the victim, 20 year old Ryan Thomas, had a single gunshot wound to the leg. Thomas reported that he was there to meet some acquaintances. When he arrived, two black males armed with guns approached him. A physical altercation ensued with one of the suspects shooting Thomas in the leg. The two black males fled the scene in a white Ford Crown Victoria. This vehicle was recovered a short time later in Clinton. The investigation has revealed that one of the suspects is Dominique Harper, a 20 year old black male from Clinton. The investigation is still continuing on the second suspect. Kentucky State Police and the Hickman County Sheriff's Office are asking for your help in locating Dominique Harper. Should you know his whereabouts please contact Kentucky State Police 270-856-3721 or the Hickman County Sheriff's Office 270-653-2241.