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Green County death investigation

Date of News Release: 5/22/2017

Columbia, KY(May 22, 2017) – Kentucky State Police, Post 15 is investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:00 PM CST on Busy Baker Road in Green County. Green County dispatch advised that a 12-year-old juvenile had been taken from a residence to Jane Todd Crawford Hospital with a single gunshot wound and later was pronounced dead. The deceased had been playing with a 13-year-old juvenile in the basement of the residence when it was determined that a shot had been fired by what was believed to be a toy gun. The investigation is ongoing and being conducted by Kentucky State Police Detective Josh Dicken.