TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Hickman County Shooting Suspect Arrested in Tennessee
Date of News Release: 12/22/2012
(Hickory, KY) -- On December 21, 2012, the Kentucky State Police Post 1, in a collaborative effort with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, United States Secret Service, Union City (TN) Police Department, and the Obion County (TN) Sheriff's Department, located and arrested 21 year-old Dominique Harper of Clinton, KY. The arrest is a result of a KSP investigation into a robbery and shooting incident that occurred on November 8, 2012, in Hickman County. Harper was arrested in Union City, TN by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and lodged in the Obion County Detention Center on the charge of being a fugitive from justice from Kentucky. The investigation is continuing by Detective Brett Miller with the Kentucky State Police.
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.