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Shooting update: KSP arrests 3 in investigation

On Tuesday, at approximately 11:40 a.m., detectives and troopers with the Kentucky State Police and Harlan County Sheriff’s Office located Daniel L. Hensley, 21, of Cawood, and Robert Middleton, 27, of Cawood, at a residence on Nola Street in the Cawood community of Harlan County.

Both individuals were arrested on warrants obtained by Det. William J Howard. The warrants stemmed from an investigation in which occurred on Dec. 11 in the Cawood community of Harlan County. A shooting investigation occurred on Dec. 11 on the property of Cawood Elementary School and Nola Street.

Both Hensley and Middleton were charged with attempted murder, wanton endangerment first degree two counts, tampering with physical evidence, criminal mischief first and unlawful possession of weapon on school property. Middleton and Hensley were lodged into the Harlan County Detention Center.

0n Tuesday, at approximately 2:11 p.m., KSP and Harlan County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested James A. Brown, 20, of Cawood. A warrant was obtained on Brown from a shooting investigation that occurred on Dec. 11 on the property of Cawood Elementary School and Nola Street. Brown is charged with attempted murder, wanton endangerment first two counts, tampering with physical evidence, criminal mischief first and unlawful possession of weapon on school property. Brown was lodged into the Harlan County Detention Center.

More arrests are pending in this case. Case still under investigation by Det. William J. Howard. Assisted by Lt. Bunch, Detectives Sturgill and Whitaker, Trooper Soltess and Deputy Bobby Jones with HCSO.