Deputies Responding to Report of Gunshot Victim Discover Deceased Male Lying Beside Road in Western Pulaski County, Kentucky

SOMERSET, KY - Sheriff Bobby Jones reports that on Friday, May 3, 2024, at approximately 6:30 PM Deputies with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a gunshot victim on Brown Ridge Road in western Pulaski County.

When Deputies arrived on the scene, they discovered a male victim lying beside the road approximately 200 feet from his residence deceased from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

This shooting incident is believed to be tied to multiple shootings that also occurred later on the weekend of May 3rd, 2024 in neighboring Russell County.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting scene in Pulaski County, while the Kentucky State Police is investigating the shooting scenes in Russell County.

These shooting investigations are preliminary, but Sheriff Jones wants everyone to know that there is no further danger to the public.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Somerset/Pulaski County EMS, Faubush Fire Department, the Kentucky State Police and the Coroner’s Office.



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