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Muhlenberg County Death/Shooting Investigation

Date of News Release: 02/29/2012

Bremen, KY. (Muhlenberg County) -- The Kentucky State Police is currently investigating a death and shooting that occurred off of KY 175 North in the Bremen area.

On Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at approximately 2:00 p.m., officers responded to a call of a possible death located off of KY 175 North approximately half a mile north of the intersection with KY 70. At this location, officers discovered a vehicle off of the roadway at the tree line. A deceased subject was located inside this vehicle. It appears that this deceased subject had been shot. In the woods approximately one mile from the vehicle, officers located a subject who was suffering from an apparent, self-inflicted gunshot wound. This subject was flown from the scene to St. Mary's in Evansville, IN for treatment. The status of this subject is not known at the present time.

The Kentucky State Police is continuing the investigation. The Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department, Central City Police Department, Greenville Police Department, Central City Fire & Rescue, Muhlenberg County EMS, PHI Air Medical, and the Muhlenberg County Coroner's Office assisted.

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