Smiths Grove Assault and Robbery Under Investigation

A Smiths Grove man recovers from gunshot wounds after an attempted robbery.

It happened at the residence of 59-year-old James Buster on Sunset Avenue in Smiths Grove.

Buster along with 19-year-old Jackie Bowles and 20-year-old Stephanie Jones said at least six armed robbers entered the home. Buster was shot in the hand.

The suspects allegedly took a wallet with four dollars and personal items including a driver’s license and social security card inside.

The suspects are described as one white male and five black males. They were all wearing masks at the time.

Kentucky State Police continues its investigation.