Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Freeburn Man Arrested After Shooting
Date of News Release: 09/02/2012
(Freeburn, Ky.) -- On Friday August 31, 2012 Post 9 Pikeville received a call of a shooting in the Freeburn community of Pike County. Troopers responded to the scene and located a female who had a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The female was transported to Holston Valley Hospital where she is listed in stable condition. Eric Wolford of Freeburn was charged with one count of Assault 1st degree and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a convicted Felon. Wolfed was transported and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. This incident remains under investigation by KSP Detective Jason Merlo.