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Kentucky State Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In Anderson County

Date of News Release: 10/11/2015

(Lawrenceburg, KY.) - Kentucky State Police, Frankfort Post, are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred overnight at Eagle Lake Convention Center in Lawrenceburg, KY.

Kentucky State Police Troopers were on a traffic stop near Eagle Lake Convention Center when they heard what appeared to be multiple gunshots. Troopers rushed to the scene where they found the victim, Damycal Tre Bolton, age 18, of Lexington, in the Convention Center parking lot, unresponsive. Bolton had been fatally wounded in the exchange of gunfire. The Anderson County Coroner pronounced Bolton deceased at the scene.

Kentucky State Police were assisted at the scene by Anderson County Sheriff's Office, Lawrenceburg Police Department, Lexington Metro Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff's Department, Lawrenceburg Fire, Lawrenceburg EMS, and Anderson County Coroner's Office.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact Det. Jason Briscoe, Kentucky State Police Post 12, Frankfort at (502) 227-2221.

The investigation is continuing.