WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT)
- Police respond to an emergency call from Michael Renolds, who had been been shot in the leg.
- Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that while police attended to Renolds in the kitchen, more shots came from the bedroom.
- Police “secured the perimeter” and waited for reinforcements.
- While waiting, another shot rang out, Michael’s wife Betty had shot herself in the left hand.
- Police reinforcements arrive, shoot dog on back porch.
- The dog was watched by family overnight then taken to the vet the following day.
- Michael and Betty were flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
What set off the chain of events is that every year Michael goes on a hunting trip. Betty figured he had left and that she was dealing with an intruder. Besides being legally blind, Betty has “other health conditions” according to police and family.