Two shot at fairgrounds

Published 2:10 am Sunday, April 6, 2014

Two people were shot Sunday morning after a fight broke out at the Pike County Fairgrounds.

The incident happened at 1:45 a.m. As police responded to a report that shots had been fired in the 13000 block of U.S. Highway 231 South, the two victims made their way to the Troy Regional Medical Center emergency room.

While Troy police officers remained at the fairgrounds until the crowd dispersed, other units were sent to TRMC at 1:55 a.m.

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“Officers made contact with the two victims in the Emergency Room and found that they had non-life threatening gunshot wounds,” said Lt. Bryan Weed in a press release. “One victim had been shot in the left ankle; the second victim had been shot in the left calf.”

The victims said they were shot at the fairgrounds, but neither victim could identify who shot them.

Troy Police Department Detectives responded to the scene of the shooting, where they found several gun casings.

This case is still under investigation by the Troy Police Department.

If anyone has any information connected to either of these cases, contact the Troy Police Department at 566-0500; Troy Secret Witness Line at 566-5555; or Crime Stoppers at 215-STOP.