Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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Juvenile Shot in Estill County
Date of News Release: 06/20/2012
(Irvine, KY) – On Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at approximately 7:10 p.m. EDT Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post received a report that a juvenile had been shot in Estill County.
Upon arrival Troopers learned three juveniles were riding bicycles and found a pistol in a gravel area off Old Landing Road and Little Buck Creek Road. During their handling of the firearm a juvenile pulled the trigger and the weapon went off striking another juvenile in the abdomen. The injured juvenile was transported by air to University of Kentucky Hospital.
Detective Brian Bowman is the investigating officer.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post at 859-623-2404 or toll free at 800-222-5555.