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KSP Investigates Shooting in Floyd County

Date of News Release: 01/17/2016

(Harold, KY) - On January 16, 2016 at approximately 1900 hours, Kentucky State Police Post 09 received a 911 call from Leslie Cooley on Old Country Road at Harold. Cooley advised her current boyfriend, Stan Lee, shot her ex-boyfriend, Eric Edmonds.

Preliminary investigation indicates Edmonds drove to Cooley's residence to confront her and Lee with intentions of causing harm. Upon Edmonds' arrival, he ignored Lee and Cooley's request to leave, and was shot by Lee. Edmonds was transported by EMS to Pikeville Medical Center for possible life threatening injuries.

No charges have been filed at this time however, this case will be presented to a grand jury for consideration. KSP Post 09 Detective Gary Sykes continues the investigation.