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April 9, 2014

2 arraigned for park shooting

Shots reportedly fired near duck pond at Levi Jackson

CORBIN — By LeeAnn Cain / Staff Writer

A London man and woman were arraigned in Laurel County District Court Monday for charges related to a Friday shooting at Levi Jackson State Park, according to the Laurel County District Court Clerk’s office.

Michael Seller, 20, and Autumn Martin, 18, remain jailed in the Laurel County Correctional Center with a $100,000 cash bond with the condition of home incarceration. They have a preliminary hearing set for April 15 at 11 a.m.

Sellers is charged with attempted murder and also on an outstanding Whitley County bench warrant for failure to appear in court.

Martin is charged with complicity to commit murder and fourth-degree assault.

Both Martin and Sellers were arrested about 2:17 p.m. Friday and jailed at the Laurel County Correctional Center.

The arrests were made by Detective Josh Scott who responded to a complaint that people were fighting at the duck pond at Levi Jackson State Park. Shots were reportedly fired.

When Deputy John Inman and Bailiff Brandon Broughton arrived at the park, they learned the disagreement involved a vehicle that had been sold. During the altercation, shots were fired into a truck and deputies found marks on the pickup truck that appeared to be from bullets. A 22-caliber revolver was recovered at the scene.

Deputy Kevin Berry and Bailiff Andrew Lawson assisted Scott at the scene.

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