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Kentucky State Police Investigating Shooting Death of Three Individuals in Ohio County

Bill Stephens

May 20th, 2021

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Troopers Say All Three Victims Appear to have Gunshot Wounds

 BEAVER DAM, Ky. (May 19, 2021)–Kentucky State Police troopers are investigating the death of four people at a residence in the 5700 block of US 62 West in the McHenry community (Ohio County).

Local authorities were notified of the shooting around 4:30p.m. yesterday afternoon. When troopers and deputies arrived, they located three victims outside of the residence with apparent gunshot wounds. A detached structure on the west side of the residence was fully involved.

All three victims were deceased and Beaver Dam Vol Fire Department worked to control the structure fire.

Today, a fourth victim was discovered inside the burned detached building.

Autopsies are scheduled today for three of the victims in Madisonville. The fourth victim’s autopsy has not been scheduled. 

The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police.

Other assisting agencies: Kentucky State Police Arson Investigations; Kentucky State Police Critical Incident Response Team; Kentucky State Police DE/SI West; Ohio County Sheriff’s Department; Ohio County Coroner’s Office; Ohio County EMS; Ohio County EMA and Beaver Dam Fire Department.

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