Man Arrested Following Shooting in Perry County

Around 7:45pm Thursday, July 26, 2018, Perry County 911 received a call reporting an ATV crash in the Big Creek community. Perry County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene along with emergency personnel. Upon arrival, deputies discovered both occupants of the ATV, identified as Kelly Whitaker and Christy Hill, had been shot. Both subjects were airlifted to other hospitals due to their injuries. Through investigation, deputies identified 45-year-old Christopher Eversole as a suspect. A search of the area found him near his residence and he was arrested without incident. Eversole was charged with attempted murder and lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Jail.

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