KSP called to shooting in Perry County on Sunday

Posted at 2:22 PM, Sep 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 14:22:45-04

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police were called to a shooting in Perry County on Sunday afternoon.

Police responded to a reported shooting in the Slemp Community in Perry County.

According to investigators, Darrell Cress and Jim Slone were involved in a fight in the parking lot of the Front Porch General Store. Police said that Slone shot Cress once in the chest.

Cress was flown to a hospital in Tennessee with non-life threatening injuries.

Slone was arrested and charged with first degree assault.