GRAY, KY (April 13, 2023) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 4:55 A.M., KSP, Post 10 Harlan received a call from the Knox County Sheriffs Department needing assistance on Dr. Parker Lane in the Gray community of Knox County.
Officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department had responded there and located a female deceased inside of a residence from a gunshot wound.
Troopers and Detectives from Post 10 responded and began an investigation.
The initial investigation indicates Shelby McIntyre, 42 was involved in an altercation with Brian Scott Smith, 40 of Gray, KY when Mr. Smith brandished and discharged a firearm resulting in Ms. McIntyre's death and Mr. Smith then fled the scene in a blue colored Ford vehicle.
KSP obtained a warrant of arrest (Murder) for Smith who was considered to be armed and dangerous and asked if anyone had any information on his whereabouts. to contact KSP Post 10, Harlan at 606-573-3131.
However KSP Detectives and the suspect were able to have telephone contact where it was agreed that he could turn himself in.
Brian Smith was arrested on KY 830 just inside the Laurel County line and transported to the Knox County Detention Center.
Brian Smith was charged with:
- NO REGISTRATION PLATES
- NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT
- FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INS/SEC, 1ST OFF
- FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD
- IMPROPER REGISTRATION PLATE
- OPERATING ON SUS OR REV OPER LICENSE
This individual was lodged in Knox County Detention Center.
Photo of the accused is courtesy of Knox County Detention Center.
Case is under investigation by Detective Aaron Frederick.
Also assisting at the scene were Knox County Sheriff’s Department and Knox County Coroner’s Office.
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