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Wolfe County Shooting Investigation

Date of News Release: 09/02/2014

(Wolfe County, KY) - On September 2, 2014 at 3:26 p.m. Kentucky State Police received information of a shots fired complaint on Cave Branch Road in Wolfe County. Gregory Richerson, 43 of Vancleve arrived at the residence of Rodney Wilder, 46 of 136 Cave Branch Road. Mr. Richerson stopped in front of the residence, fired 2 shots, striking Mr. Wilder. Mr. Wilder was transported to Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY with non-life threatening injuries. Mr. Richerson left the scene and shot himself in the chest. Mr. Richerson was also transported to the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson with life threatening injuries. The case remains under investigation by Detective Virgil Rucker.