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Update to the Shooting in The Garrett Community of Floyd County

Date of News Release: 04/27/2012

(Garrett, Ky.) - On Friday April 27, 2012 Detective Jimmy Anderson served arrest warrants on 58 year old Gary Coburn of Garrett. Coburn was charged with 1 count of Attempted Murder, 1 count of Burglary 1st Degree, and 1 count of Possession of Burglary tools. Coburn was transported and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jimmy Anderson.

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Shooting in The Garrett Community of Floyd County

Date of News Release: 04/21/2012

(Garrett, Ky.) - On Saturday April 21, 2012 Post 9 Pikeville received a 911 from a female subject in the Garrett Community of Floyd County. The female advised the 911 dispatcher that she had shot her husband. Preliminary investigation indicates that the male forced open the front door of the residence and cornered his wife inside the home. The male subject received a single gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transported to Pikeville Medical Center for his injuries. Charges are pending and the incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jimmy Anderson.

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