Kentucky State Police Investigating Robbery and Assault in Rowan County

Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead are currently investigating a robbery and assault. Police were notified around 5:45pm Sunday, November 25, 2018 of an individual, identified as 55-year-old Coy Adkins, arriving at St. Claire Hospital with a gunshot wounds. Adkins was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital where he was treated and released. KSP, Fish and Wildlife, and the Rowan County Sheriff’s Department responded to scene. It was determined that 33-year-old Lucas Vanderpool had shot Adkins and fled the scene. It was later determined that Vanderpool and committed an armed robbery and was involved in a fatal single vehicle accident in Bourbon County. The incidents remain under investigation.

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