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Shooting Incident in Wolfe County

Date of News Release: 06/28/2016

Campton, Ky. (June 28, 2016) - On Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:14 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead received a report from the Wolfe County Sheriff's Office of a male subject that had sustained a minor gunshot wound on KY191 near Campton, Kentucky. Austin J. Hays, age 18, of Campton, Kentucky sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound after a shotgun was fired in the area of a dispute at 2683 KY191 in Campton, Kentucky. Austin J. Hays was transported to the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, Kentucky and later transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky where he was treated for minor injury and later released. The incident remains under investigation by Trooper Anthony Bowling