One shot in Perry County; Suspects still on the run

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PERRY COUNTY, Ky (WYMT) - Update 8:30

Police say they are still searching for the man and woman they believe may have been responsible for shooting a man in the Christopher community Friday night.

We do not know the condition of the man who was shot.

Because the shooting happened close to Hazard High School, the school was placed on lock-down Friday night. There will be an increased police presence at the school Saturday evening again at the school while students attend prom.


Police are searching for a pair of shooting suspects in Perry County.

Deputies say one person was shot in the leg near the Christopher and Lothair communities.

The victim was transported to Hazard ARH.

Deputies are on the lookout for a man and woman. They did not provide the names of the victims and suspect.

This is a developing story. WYMT will continue to update as we learn more.

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