Three killed in Paintsville shooting, Kentucky State Police says

Posted at 2:02 PM, Sep 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-09 16:43:31-04

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Three people have been killed following a shooting in Paintsville on Friday, Kentucky State Police confirms with LEX 18.

Police say they responded to a home shooting after 11:00 a.m. Friday in Paintsville near Depot Road. The suspect is in custody, according to police.

The identity of the victims has not yet been released. Kentucky State Police are investigating.

Paintsville Independent Schools was temporarily placed on lockdown as a precaution. The lockdown was lifted by 12:15 p.m.

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