Deputies searching for two people from Glasgow after a man is shot in the neck

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GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) -- Just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, the Barren County Sheriff's Office was called to the Emergency Room at T.J. Samson Hospital.

Officials say a man had been brought in with a gun shot to his neck.

After officials got to the hospital, they identified the victim as 22-year-old Joey Brown of Glasgow.

Deputies say Brown was involved in an altercation with 53-year-old John W. Wheat and 34-year-old Ashley N. Finn in a church parking lot on Oak Grove Church Road.

According to officials, Wheat and Finn both revealed firearms and demanded Brown give them money. Deputies say Finn reportedly shot one round into the air while Wheat fired a shot at Brown at point blank range, hitting him in the neck.

Brown was later flown by helicopter to the University of Louisville for further treatment.

Deputies say warrants have been obtained for both Wheat and Finn. John W. Wheat is wanted for Assault 1st Degree, and Robbery 1st Degree. Ashley Finn is wanted for Robbery 1st Degree. Both are considered to be armed and dangerous.

If anyone has any information on their whereabouts, you're asked to contact the sheriff's office or your local law enforcement agency. You can also contact the Barren County Sheriff's Office tip line at 270-646-8771.

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