KSP Banner KSP Banner

News Releases

KSP Investigates Shooting in Harrison County

Date of News Release: 12/19/2017

Cynthiana, Ky. (December 17, 2017) — The Kentucky State Police are investigating a home invasion that resulted in a fatal shooting in Harrison County. Detectives from Dry Ridge, Post 6, were contacted on the evening of December 17th in reference to a male subject that had been shot while attempting to break into a home at 3663 KY 1842 N in Harrison County.

Marcellus Custard, from Cynthiana KY, was attempting to gain entry into the house by breaking the window and reaching through to unlock the door. While he was gaining entry into the home, an occupant of the residence shot through the door fatally striking Mr. Custard.

At this time the case remains under investigation led by KSP Detective Tim Vinal.