Police search for suspects in shooting investigation

BARREN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-  The Barren County Sheriff’s office is searching for suspects involved in a shooting that left one man seriously injured.

Deputies were dispatched to T.J. Samson Community Hospital Saturday night after a male shooting victim was brought into the ER.

The victim was identified as 22-year old Joey Brown of Glasgow.

Deputies determined that Brown was involved in a argument with 53 year-old John Wheat and 34 year-old Ashley Finn, both of Glasgow, in a church parking lot on Oak Grove Church Road.

During the altercation, both Wheat and Finn pulled guns on Brown and  told him to give them money.

Finn allegedly shot a round into the air while Wheat shot at Brown at point blank range, hitting him in the neck.

Brown was transported to the University of Louisville for treatment.

Warrants are issued for both Wheat and Finn.

John Wheat is wanted for assault and robbery.

Ashley Finn is wanted for robbery.

Both are considered to be armed and dangerous.

You are asked to contact the Barren County Sheriff’s Office or local law enforcement if you have information on their whereabouts

You can also contact the tip line at 270-646-8771.

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