Lincoln County shooting victim identified


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.

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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.