State police investigate shooting in Muldraugh

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By Sarah Bennett

Kentucky State Police is investigating a shooting in Muldraugh that has sent one man to a Louisville hospital.

John R. Price, 31, is in critical condition at University Hospital in Louisville, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

Post 4 spokesman Jeff Gregory said troopers responded at 11:25 a.m. to 710 S. Main Street to perform a welfare check. Officers from the Meade County Sheriff's Office and Brandenburg, Muldraugh and West Point police departments also responded.

According to Gregory, Price emerged from the residence "with a couple of different firearms." Police said Price fired a weapon and the trooper returned a shot.

According to the release, witnesses on the scene reported Price's gunshot wound was self inflicted. Police say the investigation is ongoing.

For details, see Wednesday's print edition of The News-Enterprise.