Police Investigating Shooting In Whitley County

State police are investigating a shooting in Whitley County.

Police say it happened Friday afternoon near Woodbine at home along Highway 6.

Authorities say they found 47 year old Elmer Paul Hart Jr. laying in a gravel lot with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

Hart was taken to the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin and later flown to the U.K. Medical Center. His condition is not known.

Authorities say the incident led to the discovery of a large amount of marijuana that was found inside the home along with a substantial amount of cash.

Police arrested 41 year old Robert Green and 26 year old Julie Moore, both of Woodbine, on drug charges.

The investigation into the shooting incident continues.


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