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Assault 1st Investigation in Clay County

Date of News Release: 03/27/2014

(LONDON, KY.) - On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at approximately 7:35 PM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified of a shooting that had taken place between two (2) brothers on Slusher Town road in Clay County.

Upon arrival troopers learned through an investigation that Dustin Slusher, 27, of Manchester had been shot in the leg by his brother, Shaun J. Slusher, 30, of Manchester during an argument between the two.

Further investigation revealed that after the shooting took place that Shaun Slusher fled the scene. While troopers were conducting interviews with witnesses, he returned to the scene and was arrested.

Dustin Slusher was transported to the Manchester Memorial Hospital and later flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he is being treated for his injuries.

Shaun Slusher was arrested at the scene and charged with Assault 1st Degree, Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence and several traffic charges.

Trooper Josh Cox is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Trooper Jarrod Smith and the Clay County Sheriff's Office.