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Assault 1st Investigation / Pulaski County

Date of News Release: 05/02/2017

London, KY. (April 20, 2017) - On Monday, May 01, 2017 at approximately 11:35 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified of a shooting that had taken place at a residence on Suncrest Drive in the Bend of Lakes community in Pulaski County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Desmond Brittle learned through investigation that Joshua T. Abbott, 31, of Somerset had been shot while standing in the yard outside the residence by an unknown person who fled the scene driving a black or silver in color minivan.

Abbott was flown from the scene to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he is receiving treatment for his injuries. No arrests have been made at this time.

Trooper Brittle is continuing the investigation. He was assisted at the scene by Troopers from Post 11, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office and Pulaski County EMS.