Darren Doyle, story and photo:
Emergency personnel were dispatched to 2399 Jock Road in Bee Spring around 2pm today to another gunshot victim call, the second in Edmonson County within a 36 hour period.
According to scanner traffic and eyewitness accounts, the victim was identified as Tonya Johnson, 42, from Grayson County. She suffered two apparent gunshot wounds, one to the face/cheek area and one in an area near one of her knees.
According to reports at the scene, the victim said she was shot during an altercation in Grayson County by a male subject whose name wasn't available, and drove to the residence on Jock Road, the reason for which was not immediately known.
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office first made contact with the victim at the residence and requested assistance from Kentucky State Police. Radio traffic indicated that there was a considerable amount of blood in a white Chevrolet sedan driven by the victim and in the residence.
She was transported to the hospital via Edmonson EMS. Officials reported that she was later transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where her condition is unknown.
The case is currently under investigation by KSP Post 4 out of Elizabethtown. Officials reported around 5pm that a suspect in the shooting was in custody.
Kentucky State Police Post 4 had no further information available at this time.
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