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Police: Blood Trail Led To Suspect’s Apartment

Posted at 10:07 AM, Sep 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 10:10:40-04

CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (The Winchester Sun)– A man has been charged in connection to a shooting early Tuesday morning.

It happened around 1:31 a.m. on Jackson Street in Winchester.

Officials say 34-year-old Ernesto Muniz-Batiz is charged with first-degree assault for allegedly shooting another person.

According to the arrest citation obtained by The Winchester Sun, detectives followed a blood trail to Muniz-Batiz’s apartment, where they found him lying in bed with a 9mm handgun.

Muniz-Batiz is being held on a $100,000 cash bond and is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Clark District Court.