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Assault 1st Degree Investigation and Arrest in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 02/16/13

(LONDON, KY.) -- On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 1:36 a.m., the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 in London received a report of a shooting incident at a residence on Woodland Place in the Mount Vernon area of Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival Trooper Adam Childress learned the female victim, Christine Renner, 59, of Mount Vernon had a single gunshot wound to the leg.

Mrs. Renner was transported to the Rockcastle County Hospital where she is listed as stable.

Further investigation into the incident determined that Vernon D. Renner, 62, of Mount Vernon had shot his wife during a domestic dispute. Renner was arrested on charges of Assault 1st Degree (Domestic Violence) and Possession of a Firearm by a convicted Felon.

Renner was lodged in the Rockcastle County Detention Center.

Trooper Adam Childress is continuing the investigation and was assisted at the scene by officers from the Kentucky State Police, the Rockcastle County Sheriffs Department, the Mount Vernon Police Department and the Rockcastle County EMS.

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