UPDATE: Authorities release name of victim who died following sh - WDRB 41 Louisville News

UPDATE: Authorities release name of victim who died following shooting at Washington County stockyard

Posted: Updated:

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.

Copyright 2016 WDRB News. All rights reserved.

  • Sign Up for WDRB's Sports Newsletter

    * denotes required fields

    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WDRB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.