Ashcamp, KY. (July 21, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a call regarding a robbery in Pike County on Monday, July 19, 2021.
KSP investigators responded to Sycamore Road and discovered one man had been shot. The initial investigation indicated multiple individuals were attempting to remove property from a residence on Sycamore Road. During the robbery, victim Bill Thomas, suffered a gunshot wound. One of the individuals involved fired several shots in the direction of Bill Thomas, endangered the lives of other occupants of the residence including a 7-month-old juvenile.
As a result of this investigation, Billy Adkins was arrested and lodged in the Pike County Detention Center. Adkins is currently charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree.
Troopers are still searching for other individuals who are believed to be involved in the incident. Additional arrests from this investigation are still pending.
Trooper Sheldon Thomas is leading the investigation. He was assisted on scene by KSP personnel and Lifeguard Ambulance Service.
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