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 Shooting in White Plains Area

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky.  (02/16/2015) – The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) has reported a shooting incident that took place in White Plains on Saturday.

HCSO states that Deputies were dispatched to Scott Road in the White Plains area in reference to a disturbance. Upon deputy’s arrival, it was discovered that 45-year-old Allen Crafton had been shot in the leg.

Upon further investigation it was discovered that an altercation had occurred at 61-year-old Earl Crafton’s residence at 129 Scott Road in White Plains. During the altercation Earl fired a warning shot at Allen followed by another shot that struck Allen in his leg.

Earl was charged with Assault 1st Degree and was transported to the Hopkins County Detention Center.

Allen transported himself to Muhlenberg County Hospital where he was treated and released for his injuries.

Information provided by the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
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