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Kentucky State Police Investigate Burglary and Shooting in Garrard County

Date of News Release: 02/04/2013

(Lancaster, KY) -- On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 3:55 pm EST the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post responded to the Cartersville Community of Garrard County on a burglary in progress complaint. Responding officers contacted the victim, David Baker at his residence on Jennings Road. Mr. Baker stated that when he discovered the burglar in his residence he fired one shot from a shotgun at the suspect.

Troopers located Jarred Pitman, 26 years old of Waco, KY on Day Road with non-life threatening injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. He was transported to University of Kentucky Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Chares are pending for the burglary.

Detective Rodney Wren is the investigating officer and was assisted at the scene by other KSP personnel, the Garrard County Sheriff's Office and Garrard County EMS.

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