KSP Press Release

Female Shot During Burglary in Leslie County

Perpetrator still unknown 

Confluence, Ky.  (May 19, 2019) – An unknown intruder gained entry to a home in the Confluence community of Leslie County early Sunday morning and shot at the occupants, seriously injuring one of them.  Troopers and detectives with Kentucky State Police Post 13 were called to a residence on Mosley Bend Road just after 3:00 a.m., after Leslie County EOC advised of a possible shooting there.  Lifeguard Ambulance, Leslie County Sheriff’s Office and Hyden Police Department also responded.

The initial investigation determined that a male and female awoke to an unknown male subject inside their residence.  The unknown intruder fired shots at them causing serious injuries to the woman.  The intruder then fled the scene on an ATV in an unknown direction.  The injured victim was transported to a medical center for treatment of potentially life-threatening injuries. 

Anyone with information concerning this incident is urged to contact Kentucky State Police Post 13 at 606-435-6070.  Information can be conveyed through KSP’s public webpage, smartphone app or social media accounts.  Detective Eric Caldwell with KSP Post 13 is leading this investigation.

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