Shooting in Prestonsburg sends man to hospital


By Andrea Saddler - asaddler@civitasmedia.com



PRESTONSBURG – On Thursday, Kentucky State Police responded to an apparent shooting in the Sally Stephens Branch community of Floyd County. The victim, Jared Hale, 37, of Prestonsburg, as identified by a family member, was allegedly shot twice in the thigh. Hale was rushed to Highlands Regional Medical Center where he was later airlifted to University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Hale has undergone two surgeries to repair the damages. No other information is available at this time. Kentucky State Police is currently investigating this incident.

By Andrea Saddler

asaddler@civitasmedia.com

Andrea Saddler is a reporter for the Floyd County Times. She can be reached at asaddler@civitasmedia.com and 606-794-0290

Andrea Saddler is a reporter for the Floyd County Times. She can be reached at asaddler@civitasmedia.com and 606-794-0290

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