UPDATE: Person of interest in Barren County shooting in custody, victim is identified

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BARREN COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) UPDATE: 7:25AM

According to the Barren County Sheriff's Office, just after 9:00pm on Tuesday, officials received a call that Cody Bartley had returned to a residence on Oak Grove Road.

When authorities arrived, Bartley was found in a neighbors yard, he was taken into custody.

Bartley is charged with Assault 1st degree Domestic Violence, Wanton Endangerment 1st degree, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

The investigation into the circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation.

The victim in the shooting was identified as Johnetta West 23, officials say she is Bartley's girlfriend.

The two were currently staying at the residence at the time of the shooting.

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The Barren County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened on Dec. 5.

Right after 4:30 p.m., Barren County deputies were called to a possible shooting at 1786 Oak Grove Church Road. After arriving, deputies found a female that had been shot twice.

The alleged shooter fled the scene on foot before deputies got to the scene.

The victim was flow from the scene to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

BCSO is currently searching for 28 year old Cody Bartley as a person of interest in this investigation.

If you know about the possible whereabouts of Bartley, please contact the Barren County Sheriff's Office at 270-651-2771. For after hours, call the Barren Metcalfe Emergency Communications Center at 270-651-5151.



 
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