Waddy, KY. (February 24, 2021) –The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 12 Detectives investigated an assault that occurred on January 31, 2022, at Love’s Truck Stop in Waddy, Kentucky. At approximately 11:56 PM, an unknown black male, following a verbal altercation, discharged a firearm in the Love’s Truck Stop parking lot, striking Chad Porter of Lawrenceburg in the chest. The subject then fled the scene. Mr. Porter was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital, where he was treated for life-threatening injuries. Through their investigation, Detectives with Post 12 identified and obtained warrants for Steven White Jr.
On Saturday, February 19, 2022, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office encountered Steven White Jr. on a traffic stop. The Sheriff’s Deputy recognized Mr. White as the individual wanted in connection with the shooting being investigated by the Kentucky State Police. Steven White Jr. was arrested and lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center on the charges of Assault 1st degree and Wanton Endangerment 1st degree stemming from the incident on January 31, 2022.
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