Triple shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

CAMPTON, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police say one person is dead and two others injured in a shooting in eastern Kentucky.

Trooper Joe Veeneman said state police were contacted about midnight Sunday in reference to a shooting at M&S Log Cabins near Campton in Wolfe County.

Veeneman said 54-year-old Brenda Hatton was found dead and 63-year-old David L. Spencer was found injured inside a residence on the property. Spencer’s son, David M. Spencer, who lived in a basement in the business, was also shot and injured.

Veeneman said 26-year-old Preston Wilson, who lived next door to the property, was taken into custody about 11 a.m. Monday in Hazard on a charge of first-degree assault.

The shooting and its motive remain under investigation.

Meanwhile, Wolfe County schools canceled classes Monday because police were still searching for the suspect when classes were scheduled to start.


Copyright 2015 The Associated Press.

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