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Shooting In Laurel County Sends One Woman To Hospital

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that sent one woman to the hospital Friday night.

According to the Sheriff, deputies responded to the call just before 8:30p.m. to Locust Grove Road about 7 miles west of London.

Reportedly Samantha Vega, 36, of Keavy was found with multiple gunshot wounds to her legs. 

Deputies say it appears the shooter fired multiple shots from outside Vega's home and hit the woman inside several times. 

Vega was taken to UK Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The Sheriff's Office has identified and interviewed a person of interest, though they are still investigating a motive for the shooting.

A weapon was recovered from the scene.

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