UPDATE: Suspect Named in Pike County Shooting

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 1/10/13 @3:15 p.m.
VIRGIE, Ky. (WSAZ) – State Police have named a suspect in the shooting of a Pike County, Ky. man early Saturday morning.

Troopers say Kelley Bentley, 35, was shot in the abdomen at his residence near Virgie. Bentley was taken to Pikeville Medical Center where he was last listed in critical condition.

Investigators say the shooting happened following a verbal argument.

KSP says an arrest 1st degree arrest warrant has been issued for 27-year-old Mickey Donovan Holbrooks of Pikeville, Ky.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mickey Donovan is asked to call Kentucky State Police at (606) 433-7711 or 1-800 222-5555.



UPDATE 1/7/13
VIRGIE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in a shooting in Pike County on Saturday.

Kentucky State Police say they were called to a residence near Virgie about 5:30 a.m.

Troopers say they found Kelley Bentley, 35, with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Bentley was taken to Pikeville Medical Center where he was last listed in critical condition.

Investigators say the shooting happened following a verbal argument between the suspect and Bentley at Mr. Bentley's residence. They say the shooter fled the scene following the incident.

Troopers are not releasing the suspect’s name but say he is being charged with first-degree assault.

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ORIGINAL STORY
PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man from Pike County, Ky. is in critical condition following a shooting Saturday morning.

Police say the shooting happened at a home in the Booker Fork area.

Family members said the victim, Kellie Bentley, was taken to Pikeville Medical Center.

Police are not releasing much information about the shooting, but confirm they are still searching for the shooter.

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