KSP: Clay County woman shoots husband after domestic assault

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police tell us a woman in Clay County has shot her husband after he assaulted her several times.

KSP responded to a shooting on Hog Skin Road Monday where 45-year-old Beverly Smith shot her husband 52-year-old Douglas Smith.

Police say Beverly has been involved in several domestic assaults situation with her husband over the past several days.

Police say Douglas had reportedly assaulted his wife several times earlier yesterday and had allegedly fired a gun towards her. Police say during a separate incident Beverly obtained the gun and shot her husband in the chest area.

Douglas was flown from the scene to the UK Medical Center where he is being treated.

No arrests have been made at this time.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 226935301 - wkyt.com/a?a=226935301
Gray Television, Inc.