A person was shot Monday in Barren County, and a suspect was arrested.
The shooting occurred about 4 a.m. in the 500 block of Garretts Hollow Street, an arrest citation mentioned.
Barren County Sheriff’s Place of work deputies spoke with the victim’s girlfriend, who reported they had been fishing guiding their home soon after a night time of consuming.
A neighbor, Preston Ennis, left his home all through the night time and crashed his motor vehicle, and the eventual gunshot target and his girlfriend went to support get Ennis back again to his household.
As they still left Ennis’ residence, an altercation occurred and Ennis arrived out of his household with a handgun, the citation explained.
The victim’s girlfriend said she tried using to end Ennis, but Ennis began firing the gun in excess of the leading of her head and capturing at her boyfriend’s car.
“A bullet went via the windshield of the vehicle and struck the male sufferer in the torso,” Ennis’ arrest quotation mentioned.
The victim, who wasn’t named by the sheriff’s office environment, was flown to a Louisville healthcare facility for remedy.
Deputies executed a look for warrant at Ennis’ residence and took him into custody right after he expended about four several hours barricaded in his residence, the sheriff’s workplace said. Detectives identified 4 used shell casings in the driveway and also located supplements, suspected cannabis, drug paraphernalia and a significant sum of dollars in the residence, the citation reported.
Ennis was taken to T.J. Samson Local community Healthcare facility for remedy of injuries from the crash and was then interviewed at the sheriff’s business office, where he stated he eaten about 18 beers and taken quite a few Xanax supplements though fishing, his quotation explained.
Ennis also claimed he experienced smoked marijuana all through the night.
“He explained that at some issue he experienced blacked out and the past matter he remembered was fishing,” Ennis’ quotation claimed. “He did not even don’t forget how he had gotten residence. When questioned about the handgun he had encouraged that he experienced accessibility to weapons but didn’t try to remember the place he experienced set the gun.”
Ennis, 49, of Glasgow, was arrested on expenses of initially-diploma assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, initial-diploma trafficking in a managed material (better than 10 dosage models, opiates), trafficking in marijuana (fewer than 8 ounces), 3rd-degree trafficking in a managed substance (greater than 20 but significantly less than 120 dosage units), initially-diploma possession of a controlled material, 1st-degree wanton endangerment and 2nd-diploma prison mischief.
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