Western Ky. man shot and stabbed after home invasion

Western Ky. man shot and stabbed after home invasion

The Kentucky State Police are investigating an overnight shooting and stabbing in Carlisle County.

According to KSP, two white males armed with a handgun and knife got into a home overnight wearing ski masks and demanded money and property from the homeowner, Edward L. Wallace, 36, of Arlington, Ky.

Wallace tried to disarm one of the suspects and was stabbed multiple times and was shot once. The two males then fled the residence in an unknown direction of travel.

Wallace was transported to Jackson Purchase ER in Mayfield and was later transferred by ambulance to Vanderbilt, Hospital in Nashville for his injuries.

During the investigation KSP located and recovered 4.7 grams of methamphetamine and marijuana from Wallace's property. KSP believes this attempted robbery was an isolated incident.

The investigation continues by KSP detectives. Anyone with information may contact the Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721 or toll-free in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555, callers may remain anonymous. The public can also text-a-tip at 67283 and remain anonymous.

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