UPDATE: Authorities release name of victim who died following shooting at Washington County stockyard
Just before 3 p.m. Monday, state police said Washington County Deputies responded to a report of a shooting in Springfield.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Authorities have released the name of a man who died following a shooting at a Washington County stockyard.
Preliminary autopsy results state the victim, 53-year-old Shane E. Thomason, died from a gunshot wound, according to a release from Kentucky State Police.
Authorities say foul play is suspected in Thomason's death.
The autopsy was performed Tuesday at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville.
Just before 3 p.m. on Monday, state police said Washington County deputies responded to a report of a shooting in Springfield.
Thomason was taken to University Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to KSP.
A release says state police have launched an investigation into Thomason's death.
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