Friday, January 27, 2012

KSP Investigate Knott County Shooting

{Hazard, Kentucky}... Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a 911 call from Tim Hays reporting that shots had been fired on Hwy. 550 in the Garner community of Knott County. Hays reported that an unknown male had shot the tire on his vehicle and wounded the passenger, Timothy Hall, before fleeing the scene. Preliminary investigation indicated Hall was struck in the hand. During the investigation, it was determined that Ivan Gibson was the alleged perpetrator. Gibson was located at his residence at Larkslane and arrested without incident. He was charged with first-degree assault and  first-degree wanton endangerment. Timothy Hall was transported to the Hazard Appalachian Regional Medical Center and later transported to UK Medical Center for treatment. All of the individuals involved in the incident were residents of Knott County. The investigation is continuing by Det. Gary Sandlin.