Man Charged In Deadly Drive-By Shooting Enters Plea

By: Angela Sparkman Email
By: Angela Sparkman Email

Update: Thursday, August 7th
A man charged in the Floyd County drive-by shooting pleads not guilty.

26 year old Jessie Dulaney faces five counts of attempted murder after police say he was one of the shooters at the home in Allen early Tuesday morning.

30 year old Sally Vance died from her injuries Wednesday.

Police say more arrests are possible.

Dulaney will be in court again on August 30th for a preliminary hearing.


One person is dead and another in jail after a drive by shooting.

Police arrested Jessie Dulaney for his role in the shoot-out in Floyd County Tuesday morning.

It happened in the Allen community.

Dulaney faces five counts of attempted murder.

Police say Jessie Dulaney was one of the shooters, but they're still investigating and sorting out who else was involved with the shooting.

Police say 30-year-old Sally Vance died from her injuries this morning at U.K. Medical Center.

Police say Jessie Dulaney was one of the shooters in a drive-by shooting in Allen early Tuesday morning.

Officials aren't releasing many details on Dulaney's role in the shooting, but say they had enough evidence to believe he was trying to kill some of the people at the house on Third Street.

“Witness interviews and just the investigation itself led to an issue of an arrest warrant for Mr. Dulaney,” Detective Ben Cramer said.

He's charged with five counts of attempted murder, but detectives say their investigation is not over.

Witnesses say four people were arguing on the front porch of the house when a car drove up with two people and they started firing.

Witnesses say the people on the porch fired back.

30 year old Sally Vance was shot and died from her injuries.

Investigators are still trying to figure out how she got shot and who could be responsible.

“We're trying to determine the nature of the death and how it came about and are there justifiable circumstances or are there not justifiable circumstances,” Lt. Sean Welch said.

Police say there could be more arrests and they're still looking for the motive that led to the gunshots.

A man was also shot, but police say he is out of the hospital.

Vance's body went to Frankfort for an autopsy.

No other names of suspects or people involved are being released at this time.

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  • by Prestonsburg Location: Kentucky on Aug 7, 2008 at 09:38 AM
    Well lets all pray JUSTICE will be SERVED! God Bless this family for their loss as well as suffering they are going through. Also, hope all their unanswered questions will have answers soon, so some type of closure can be formed.
  • by Marcy Location: London, KY on Aug 7, 2008 at 08:08 AM
    Please help our family pay for funeral costs by contacting Mrs. Anderson at Citizens National Bank at 606-886-4000 and ask to Donate to Sally Vance account. The family thanks all help in advance. God bless and thanks for your continued prayers also!


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