New details of shooting in Flat Gap- Rockcastle County


A domestic violence call late Monday night in Rockcastle County has resulted in the death of one man and left a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  The Rockcastle County Deputy Corner has confirmed the deceased as 25 year old Alex Helton of Flat Gap.  The woman at the residence was taken to Berea St. Joseph Hospital before being transferred to UK Hospital in Lexington.  The woman’s condition is reported as critical at press time.  The Cabinet for Families and Children responded to assist with a child at the residence. All involved were residing at the residence in Flat Gap.

Rockcastle County Sheriff Shannon Franklin states the investigation is ongoing with Kentucky State Police,  Rockcastle and Madison EMS, Mount Vernon Police Department, and the Rockcastle County Coroner’s office. 


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