Graves Co., Ky. shooting under investigation

Graves Co., Ky. shooting under investigation
Deputies said a suspect was injured in the shooting and is currently being treated at an area hospital. (Source: Unsplash)

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A Graves County man was shot early this morning after reportedly kicking in a door on a home and gaining entry.

Around 3:00 a.m., when the homeowner called 911 to report that a man wearing a mask forced his way into his home while armed with a shotgun.

The home is located on Ky Hwy 1710 just south of Ky Hwy 58 East.

The homeowner met the suspect and the suspect reportedly fled from the area, after getting into a small sized vehicle.

July 30, 2020 RE: Burglary – Shooting Investigation A Graves County man was shot early this morning after reportedly...

Posted by Graves County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 30, 2020

Deputies responded to the area and were able to collect evidence left behind by the suspect.

At around 4:45 a.m., the 74 year-old-resident and homeowner called 911 again.

He reported that a man had kicked in his door again, armed with a shotgun.

The caller stated that he had shot the intruder with a shotgun after the intruder entered his home. The intruder had fled on foot.

Minutes later as law enforcement was arriving in the area, Mayfield Police, who had responded to assist, had located 19 year old James Page II just down the road from the home with a severe shotgun wound to his arm.

Sheriff’s deputies also recovered a shotgun that had been in the suspects possession.

Mayfield-Graves County EMS treated and transported James Page II whom was later airlifted to an out of state hospital. His condition is not believed to be life threatening.

The investigation has led investigators to obtaining arrest warrants for James Page II for 1st Degree Burglary and other related charges.

The homeowner is not facing any criminal charges.

The investigation is continuing.

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