Gunshot Victim taken to Louisville Hospital

Gunshot Victim taken to Louisville Hospital


An unidentified male with a self-inflicted gunshot wound was taken by air ambulance to University of Louisville hospital Monday afternoon, according to Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Tory Hildreth. 

According to police, the Washington County Dispatch Center received a 911 call at 4p and responded to the intersection of Rush Creek Road and Branaman Road. 

Sheriff Brent Miller, Hildreth, Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department, and a crew from the Washington County Ambulance Service located the victim in a vehicle along the roadway. 

Hildreth noted in his police report that the victim was in critical condition and EMTs began treating the male subject on scene. 

He was brought to a stable condition and transported to U of L Hospital. 

Today Hildreth said he believed the victim was in stable condition. 

The incident is still under investigation.