Stanford, Ky. (October 28, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 7, Richmond was called just before 4:30 p.m. this afternoon in reference to a shooting that occurred on Raintree Circle in Lincoln County.
The initial investigation indicates that Charles Mcelroy, 35 years old of Danville, pulled in front of a residence on Raintree Circle, when he was confronted by Robert Sexton, 61 years old of Lincoln County. During the confrontation, it is alleged that Sexton fired several rounds into the vehicle striking Mcelroy. Charles Mcelroy was transported by ambulance to the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital with critical injuries.
As a result of the preliminary investigation, Robert Sexton was located and taken into custody. He has been lodged at the Pulaski County Detention Center charged with Assault 1st Degree.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 7 Detective Storm Stevens. He was assisted at the scene by KSP Personnel, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln County EMS.
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