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KSP Investigating Shooting of Juvenile in Hopkins County

KSP Investigating Shooting of Juvenile in Hopkins County

Bill Stephens

January 25th, 2016

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A Hopkins County juvenile was airlifted to an Evansville hospital after police say another juvenile was handling a firearm when it discharged.

Kentucky State Police are currently investigating the shooting that occurred around 9:00 this morning at a residence on Farmers Crossing Road in White Plains.

According to state police, a preliminary investigation revealed that two juveniles were at the residence when one of them was handling a firearm and it discharged, striking one of the juveniles. The juvenile was flown from the scene and transported to St. Mary’s in Evansville, IN for treatment.

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