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Officials Suspend Manhunt After Learning Victim Shot Herself

Posted: 10:49 AM, Jun 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-03 10:49:32-04

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A manhunt has been called off after a woman was shot with a sawed-off shotgun.

The Manchester Enterprise reports that the shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday near US 421 and Elk Creek.

According to sheriff’s officials, the victim later told them she shot herself.

A neighbor reportedly called 911 and told authorities they saw two people running away after they heard the gunshot.

Officials are currently trying to learn more details about the incident.