LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Boyle County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the woman shot and killed Monday night.
She is identified as 31-year-old Kala Francisco, of Hustonville.
State Police say troopers arrived at a home on Rain Tree Drive in Lincoln County just before 10 p.m. and found Fracisco suffering from a gunshot wound.
She was rushed to Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Boyle County where she was died from her injuries.
State Police say 26-year-old Shawn E. Faulkner, of Hustonville, was taken into custody at the scene.
Faulkner is in the Lincoln County Detention Center charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia.
No one has been charged in connection to Francisco’s death.
Kentucky State Police say the death investigation is ongoing.