Complaint of female armed with a gun shooting at a male / Laurel County, Ky.

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's K-9 Deputy Gary Mehler arrested Patricia Lou Marcum age 64 of London on Friday afternoon July 10, 2020 at approximately 2:15 PM.

The arrest occurred off Dees Road, approximately 4 miles South of London after deputies were dispatched to a complaint of a female subject armed with a gun shooting at a male subject there.

Upon arrival at the scene deputies conducted an investigation and learned that allegedly a domestic dispute had occurred there when Patricia Marcum fired a .22 caliber revolver into the ground in close proximity to a male subject there, outside the residence and in a subdivision where neighbors were in the vicinity.

The suspect then entered the residence firing another round into the ceiling creating a dangerous and threatening situation there.

Patty Johnson Marcum was charged with:

  • Assault – 4th   degree
  • Disorderly conduct – second-degree
  • Terroristic threatening – third-degree
  • Wanton endangerment – second-degree

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Assisting at the scene for the Sheriff's office were: Maj. Chuck Johnson, Sgt. Brett Reeves, Detective Bryon Lawson, and Deputy Robert Reed.


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