KY: Trooper Injured In Hunting Accident
Trooper Injured In Hunting Accident
Posted: 12:39 AM Apr 24, 2009
Last Updated: 12:39 AM Apr 24, 2009
There's been an accidental shooting of an off duty Kentucky State Police
Officer in Wayne County.
Trooper Jeremy Johnson, who is assigned to the Kentucky State Police Post
in Columbia, was turkey hunting with a friend, Mike Garner, on a farm in
Wayne County when the incident occurred.
KSP Post 11 Detective Doug Boyd has determined that as the two men were
hunting a turkey took flight traveling between them. Garner fired at the
turkey and accidentally hit Johnson.
Garner and Johnson drove to the Wayne County Hospital where Johnson was
treated and released. Garner and Johnson then drove to the University of
Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY where Johnson is being treated and
is listed in good condition.
No charges are expected to be filed.
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