KSP: Woman shot by her husband in Lawrence County

Photo Courtesy: Kentucky State Police/Big Sandy Detention Center
Photo Courtesy: Kentucky State Police/Big Sandy Detention Center(WYMT)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 9:51 AM EDT
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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky (WYMT) - A woman is in the hospital following a shooting in Lawrence County.

Kentucky State Police say it happened on Rockcastle Lane in Cherryville early Friday morning.

When troopers arrived, they discovered a married couple were having an argument and during that, the husband, Herbert Fletcher, shot his wife Kelly.

Police are not sure why.

Herbert Fletcher was arrested and charged with assault. He was taken to the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.

Kelly Fletcher was taken to Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa before being moved to Pikeville Medical Center for further treatment.

We do not know her current status.

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