KSP Releases Suspect Information / Requests Public’s Assistance In Deadly Madison County Home Invasion

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Richmond, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2022) –The Kentucky State Police is reporting that Richmond Post 7, is requesting the public’s assistance locating the suspect wanted in connection to a Murder that occurred on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at a home on Willis Branch Road in Madison County.

The ongoing investigation alleges Shannon V. Gilday, 23 years old of Taylor Mill, KY, forced his way into the home at approximately 4:00 A.M, armed with a rifle.

Once inside, he fatally shot 32-year-old Jordan Morgan while she was in bed. After the initial shooting, Gilday confronted the homeowner, when gunshots were exchanged between the two.

As a result, the homeowner sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and the armed suspect left the scene in a white passenger car.

Shannon Gilday example vehicle

Shannon Gilday and a stock photo of a vehicle similar to the one he is believed to be operating

Shannon Gilday has an active arrest warrant for:

  • Murder
  • Burglary 1st Degree
  • Criminal Mischief 1st Degree
  • Assault 1st Degree
  • Two counts of Attempted Murder

Gilday is considered armed and dangerous. He is believed to be driving a White 2016 Toyota Corolla with minor damage to the front grill, and a license plate of 379-VMJ.

Shannon Gilday is approximately 6’00 tall, 167 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. Surveillance footage showed him wearing a camo or tactical style pants and jacket, dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, gloves, and a light-colored facemask.

Do not approach the vehicle or attempt to contact the driver for safety reasons.

Anyone with additional information about the investigation is urged to call KSP Post 7 at 859.623.2404.

KSP Post 7 is conducting the ongoing investigation, assisted by KSP Personnel, Richmond Police Department, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Madison County Coroner, ATF, Madison County Attorney’s Office, and Taylor Mill Police Department.   

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