Mayfield Police, Graves County Sheriff's deputies and Kentucky State Police were on the scene this evening of an apparent attempted murder and suicide.
The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon at a residence on South 10th Street. According to Mayfield Police Chief Nathan Kent, a 911 call was received at KSP Post 1 around 5:48 p.m. regarding a male and female at the residence.
A preliminary investigation revealed the man entered the residence and shot the female then turned the weapon on himself. The man was reported dead at the scene and the female was taken to Jackson Purchase Medical Center.
Chief Kent said he did not know if the female was taken to another facility after being transported to JPMC.
Kent said both the female victim and the male perpetrator knew each other. Neither identities had been released pending notification of next of kin.
Kent said there is no danger to the public.
Additional information will be released Wednesday, Kent stated.