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Wolfe County Shooting Incident

Date of News Release: 07/04/2015

(Campton, KY) - On July 3, 2015 at 9:46 P.M. Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead was contacted by Wolfe County 911 in reference to a shooting that had taken place near Smith Lane in Campton. Trooper Luke Goodwin, Trooper Grant Faulkner, and Trooper Leslie Strong responded to the scene. Upon arrival, it was determined Fendrick Spencer, 43, of Campton, fired multiple shots, at Matthew Banks who was operating an ATV on the roadway near Mr. Spencer's residence. Mr. Spencer was arrested and charged with Assault 1st Degree and is lodged at Three Forks Regional Jail in Lee County. Mr. Banks was transported to Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson for treatment, and then transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. This case remains under investigation by Trooper Luke Goodwin.