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KSP Investigates Shooting in Pike County

Date of News Release: 3/21/2017

MILLARD, KY (March 21, 2017) – On March 18, 2016 at approximately 12:36 A.M., Kentucky State Police Post 09 received a 911 call from Terry Runyon, 59 of Millard, advising that he had shot Joanna Looney. At approximately 12:39 A.M. an additional 911 call was received from Joanna Looney, 31 of Millard, stating that she had been shot.

The preliminary investigation indicates Looney drove to Runyon’s residence. At some point, Runyon discharged a firearm, striking Looney. Looney left the scene and drove to Millard BP to seek help for her injuries and call 911. EMS responded and transported Looney to Pikeville Medical Center where she is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

This case will be presented to a grand jury for consideration. KSP Post 09 Detective Gary Sykes continues the investigation.