Police Looking for Murder Suspect

One man is dead following a fight in Barren County on Tuesday. Kentucky State Police were called out to Mount Herman in Southern Barren County, near the Monroe County line, just after 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.

When they arrived, they found 27 year old Jose Juan Carillo Blanco, dead from a gunshot wound. KSP investigators say they're looking for a Hispanic male in connection with this murder. They say this un-named Hispanic male came to Blanco's house on Button Road, got in a fight with him and shot him.

The suspect supposedly fled the scene in a white Honda. That car was later found wrecked and abandoned on Lyon School Road not far from the scene. The suspect was nowhere to be found.

If you have any information on this murder, please contact Detective Kevin Pickett at the Kentucky State Police. That number is (270) 782-2010. Or you can call toll-free at 1-800-222-5555.

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