UPDATE: Alleged home intruder shot in Logan County

Victim says he was shot in Todd County, but KSP says it actually happened in Logan County.
Victim says he was shot in Todd County, but KSP says it actually happened in Logan County.(WBKO)
Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 9:29 PM CDT
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LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) - WBKO News is learning more information about a Logan County shooting. Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened in Logan County early Monday morning.

On Monday around 9:35 a.m., authorities received a call about a home invasion on Deerlick Road.

When officials arrived on scene they interviewed two individuals. During the investigation, the homeowner said he was in bed with his girlfriend when they heard a loud noise downstairs around 1 a.m. When he went downstairs he said someone was trying to force their way into his home. The homeowner then fired one shot at the alleged intruder.

According to officials, the man fled the scene and entered the Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville with a gunshot wound to the abdomen around 2:30 a.m. The individual has since been transferred to a trauma center in Nashville.

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating, with criminal charges pending at this time.

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