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Deputies find and arrest accused shooter in Johnson County

This is Joshua Caudill. He is accused of a shooting in Johnson County Monday after that sent one man to the hospital.
This is Joshua Caudill. He is accused of a shooting in Johnson County Monday after that sent one man to the hospital.(WYMT)
Published: Jun. 30, 2020 at 3:23 PM EDT
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SITKA, Ky. (WYMT) -

Update 7/3

Deputies with the Johnson County Sheriffs Office and Kentucky State Police found and arrested Joshua Caudill late Thursday night.

He was taken to the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.

He faces charges of assault, robbery, and receiving stolen property.

Original Story

Deputies in Johnson County are still searching for a man wanted in connection to a shooting.

The shooting happened Monday around 2 p.m. in the Puncheon Creek area of Sitka.

Deputies said 28-year-old Joshua Caudill from Stambaugh shot another man.

The man was flown out. We do not know the man’s condition at this time.

Deputies say Caudill is considered dangerous and may have a gun.

The sheriff tells us deputies and troopers with Kentucky State Police searched extensively until 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.

We are also told Caudill was previously in jail on a separate violent offense and was released due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you see Caudill or know of his whereabouts, call Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 1-606-789-3411.

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