UPDATE: Ryan Young of Louisa, who is being charged for shooting a man Sunday in Louisa, has been apprehended by the Kentucky State Police on US 23 in the Burnaugh area of Boyd County. Louisa Police Chief Greg Fugitt would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance: Kentucky State Police, US Marshalls Office, West Virginia State Police, Wayne, Cabell, Boyd and Lawrence County Sheriff Departments. Also thank you to the multiple dispatchers that were very helpful in the tracking of the subject. Mr. Young will be lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.
ORIGINAL STORY: On December 22, 2019 at 11:50 p.m. Detective Hunter James responded to North Main Cross Street in reference to a possible shooting.
During the investigation it was discovered that Bradley Meade, 37, of Bevinsville Kentucky had been shot in the leg while visiting the residence of his girlfriend Jennifer Moore, 44, of Louisa.
Det. James stated that a verbal argument started between Meade and Ryan Young, 41, of Louisa when Young arrived at the residence which resulted in Young shooting from the vehicle striking Meade in the left upper leg. Meade was transported to St. Marys Medical Center where he was treated and released.
Based on evidence at the scene and witness statements a warrant has been issued for Ryan Young for Assault 1st degree and Wanton Endangerment 1st degree. Young is believed to be in the area of Wayne, West Virginia. If you know the whereabouts or see Mr. Young Please contact your local law enforcement. Case remains under investigation by Det. Hunter James.