Edmonson Voice Report:
Kentucky State Police, Post 3 in Bowling Green is currently investigating a Roundhill fatal shooting in Butler County near the Edmonson County line as requested by the Butler County Sheriff's Office that occurred just before 4:30 pm Monday afternoon. Law enforcement responded to the scene of the shooting located on Sleepy Hollow Road in Butler County, which is off KY HWY 185 headed towards Warren County.
KSP said upon arrival of law enforcement, Ricky Watkins (33) of Franklin, Ky was located on Sleepy Hollow Road with an apparent gunshot wound. Watkins was pronounced deceased on the scene by the Butler County Coroner.
The investigation is being led by Detective Graham Rutherford. He was assisted on the scene by KSP personnel, Butler County Sheriff's Office, and the Butler County Coroner. Bear Creek Fire Department was requested to help set up a landing zone for a medical helicopter according to radio traffic but that was apparently cancelled.
The investigation is ongoing. No additional information was immediately available.