A local man is wanted in connection with a shooting in Marion County that sent one man to the hospital.
According to the Kentucky State Police, an arrest warrant has been issued for Edwin Riley, 45, of Harrodsburg. Riley is charged with 1st degree assault.
KSP received a request for assistance from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office about a shooting in Gravel Switch on Friday, July 22, at approximately 10:18 a.m. State troopers responded to KY 337 and learned that one male had been shot.
According to a press release, the preliminary investigation revealed Riley had discharged a firearm, striking the male victim, who was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
The arrest warrant for Riley is still outstanding. He is believed to be in the company of Chrissy Rogers, 31, of Lebanon, who is also being sought for questioning.
The case remains under investigation by Detective Zach Scott, who was assisted by other KSP Troopers and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information regarding this investigation or the whereabouts of either Edwin Riley or Chrissy Rogers are urged to call the Kentucky State Police Post 15 at either 270-384-4796 or 1-800-222-5555 or by using the KSP application on an electronic device.
Riley has been arrested 24 times since 1995, according to the Boyle County Detention Center’s website.