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KSP Investigating Shooting of Caldwell, KY Woman in Lyon County, KY

Date of News Release: 03/10/2016

(Eddyville, KY.) - At approximately 09:37 a.m. on March 8, 2016, Kentucky State Police Post 1 received a call from the Caldwell County Dispatch requesting KSP to investigate an alleged shooting of a Caldwell County woman that had occurred in Lyon County. Tera M. Brown, 33, of Princeton had been at an address on Leroy Road in Lyon County looking for her adult daughter when she was shot in the leg. After being shot Brown drove herself to the Caldwell County Hospital Emergency Room where she was treated and admitted to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigation shows that the shooter was Charles M. Breedlove, 29, of Lyon County. Trooper Lewie Dodd located Breedlove at his residence and he was arrested without incident. He has been lodged in the Caldwell County Jail. Breedlove is charged with Assault 2nd Degree (Class C Felony), Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon (Class D Felony), and Tampering with Physical Evidence (Class D Felony).

KSP was assisted by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office and the Princeton Police Department.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Tpr. Lewie Dodd.