DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

investigation 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/11/13) – At approximately 4:20 PM, Greenville Police Department (GPD) responded to a 911 call at a residence on Twin Hills Drive.

Upon arrival, Officers made contact with a male subject holding a rifle. At that time, the male immediately barricaded himself inside a garage. Officers made multiple attempts to communicate with the male, and never received any response. After several contact attempts, officers made their way into the garage. The male subject was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, deceased.

The body of the subject was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.

This incident is currently under investigation by GPD.

GPD Officers were assisted at the scene by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office, Central City PD, Powderly PD, Kentucky State Police, Muhlenberg EMS, and Greenville Fire Department also assisted at the scene.

The name of the deceased has not been released at this time.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Wesley Miller (Greenville Police Department)

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