Julia Roberts Goad
Police are asking the public’s help to locate a man they believe to be responsible for a shooting in Pike County.
Kentucky State Police have obtained an arrest warrant for 27 year old Mickey Donovan Holbrooks of Pikeville, for first degree assault.
On Saturday January 5, KSP Post 9 in Pikeville received a call from Virgie that a male subject had been located in a residence and was bleeding from the abdomen.
When Trooper Jamie Rose responded to the residence, he found Kelley Bentley with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Information obtained at the scene indicated a verbal argument started between Bentley and a unidentified male. During the course of the argument the unidentified male brandished a weapon and shot Bentley in the abdomen. The unidentified male then fled the scene prior to KSP arrival. Bentley was transported to Pikeville Medical Center for his injuries.
Trp. Rose’s investigation led to the issuance of the warrant for Holbrooks.
Kentucky State Police asks that anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mickey Donovan Holbrooks to contact Kentucky State Police at (606) 433-7711 or 1-800 222-5555.