Police looking for shooter after Rowan County home invasion

ROWAN CO, Ky. (WKYT) - State police in eastern Kentucky are searching for a shooter after a violent home invasion.

That happened near Rose Road in the Clearfield community, near Morehead, around 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon.

Police say the 20 year old victim has a gunshot wound in the back of his head.

"I've been in this little area for about two years now. I've never had a problem with anybody here," said neighbor, Ashley Settlemires. "It just kind of scared me when someone knocked on my door and said that 'Your neighbor's been shot. Have you seen or heard anything?' I was like 'Wow.'"

Crews flew the victim to UK Hospital.

If anyone has any information regarding the shooting please contact the Kentucky State Police in Morehead at 606-784-4127.

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