Tompkinsville Shooter Arrested

A man wanted in a Monroe County shooting is arrested in Metcalfe County.

Police said they received a tip about the whereabouts of 41-year-old Frustoso Peralta around 2 p.m. on June 13, 2007. Peralta was arrested around 3 p.m. He was found in an abandon house in Metcalfe County.

Police said Peralta is accused of shooting 29-year-old Davie Compton five times. Compton was hit once in the chest. He was treated and released from the Monroe County Medical Center.

Peralta was arrested for first degree assault, but more charges are pending. He’s behind bars in the Monroe County Jail on a $100,000 cash bond.


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