Person dead in Letcher County shooting

JENKINS, Ky. — A person is dead after an early morning shooting in Letcher County.

According to Kentucky State Police, an early morning shooting in the Jenkins community resulted in one person being shot and killed at a residence along Ky. 805 near downtown Jenkins. The identities of the persons involved in the incident have not yet been released by police.

No arrests have been made yet in the case, which remains under investigation. Kentucky State Police Post 13 spokesperson Trooper Jody Sims could not comment on the circumstances leading to the shooting, but he anticipated more information being made available soon.

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