Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post 09, are investigating a shooting in the Weeksbury community.
At 8:07 AM Post 09 received a 911 call of a person who had been shot at a residence on KY Rt. 466. The caller stated the victim was laying at her steps and she thought he was dead.
When Troopers arrived on the scene they found the person who was shot, Michael Adney (36yoa) from Wheelwright KY deceased.
Upon the preliminary investigation, there are allegations Mr. Adney came to the house and made threats to harm to the persons inside as he was attempting to enter the home. It appeared the victim was armed with a firearm while he was at the residence.
KSP Detective’s contacted the Commonwealth Attorney’s office and it was decided to continue the investigation and present all evidence to the Grand Jury for a decision if any charges will be made.
This case is ongoing and remains under investigation by Detective Chris Phillips.