Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Shooting Leads to Arrest of Carroll County Man
Date of News Release: 11/24/2013
(Ghent, KY) - A Carroll County man is in the hospital and another is in jail after an overnight shooting. Last night (11/23) Troopers from KSP Post 5 and Deputies with the Carroll County Sheriff's Department responded to 94 Kinman Lane in Ghent after receiving a call that someone had been shot. Upon arrival, units made contact with Alan Martin, 30 years old from Ghent, KY. Martin had been shot in the leg. Witnesses at the scene advised Troopers that Martin had been shot by Shawn Renaker, 28 years old from Ghent, KY. Renaker had fled the scene on foot but was later located and apprehended at a nearby residence. Martin was flown by Air Methods, Inc. to the University of Louisville for non-life threatening injuries. Renaker was lodged at the Shelby County Detention Center.
Detective Mickey Gonterman is leading the ongoing investigation. Detective Gonterman was assisted by the Carroll County Sheriff's Office and Carroll County EMS.