Officer responding to the deadly shooting scene suffered minor injuries in a crash.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man has been
taken into custody after allegedly shooting and killing his fiancé.
Police arrested Guy "Buddy" Allen
White at 3:40 a.m. Friday in the shooting death of Jackie Ray.
Ray's body was
discovered in the rear of the home in the 2600 block of Duncan Street around
4:45 p.m. Thursday.
According to an arrest slip, White shot Ray after a verbal argument around 8
a.m. Thursday. He told police she had fired a gun toward him first. The arrest
report continues to state White told police in the eight hours between the shooting
and calling police he buried his gun in an alley behind the scene, picked up
all of the shell casings and threw them out of his car window in a separate
location. He then dug up his gun and washed it off in a sink.
Once police were notified of the shooting two responding Louisville Metro Police
Department cars crashed into each other at the intersection of 26th and Duncan Streets
resulting in minor injuries to the officers.
LMPD Spokesperson Alicia Smiley said the police units were both turning west
onto Duncan from 26th Street at the time of the crash. A third vehicle, a
Nissan SUV, was also was involved making minor front end contact with one of
the police cars. The driver of the SUV was not hurt.
White is charged with murder, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon
and tampering with physical evidence.