TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Marion County Shooting Investigation Arrest
Date of News Release: 08/19/2013
(Lebanon, KY.) -- At 15:36 hours Kentucky State Police Detective B.J Burton arrested 24-year-old Joshua Spaulding-Wells for Assault 1st. Wells was arrested for his role in the shooting of 45-year-old Mark Mattingly, of Lebanon that occurred on August 13, 2013. Wells was lodged in the Marion County Jail and the investigation continues.
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Marion County Shooting
Date of News Release: 08/13/2013
(Lebanon, KY.) – Detective B.J. Burton is investigating a shooting that occurred Monday, August 13 at approximately 7:40 PM EDT. 45-year-old Mark Mattingly, of Lebanon, was sitting on his front porch at his residence at 337 East Martin Blvd, when an unknown black male came onto the porch and shot him several times before fleeing the area. The black male was described as being approximately 5'7" tall and was wearing a gray hoodie. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 or by text-a-tip at 67283. Mattingly is in stable condition at Springview Hospital.