Probation Officer Shot In Knott County

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Updated: 9/09/2013 8:41 pm
Someone shot a probation officer in Knott County.

The Department of Corrections says it happened when officers went to arrest Rocky Wicker, Junior on a probation violation.

Investigators say Wicker's father, Rocky Wicker, Sr., started shooting and an officer was hit in the arm.

Officer Brian Melvin was taken to the hospital for surgery.

Investigators say another officer was hurt by broken glass when shots hit a police car.

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