Man allegedly shoots wife, man after trash thrown from car in Laurel County

Man allegedly shoots wife, man after trash thrown from car in Laurel County
The accused, Dallas Music, escorted to jail by Deputy Taylor McDaniel and Detective Chris Edwards. (Source: Laurel County Sheriff's Office)

LONDON, KY (WAVE) - A man allegedly shot his wife and a man with her on an off-road trail Saturday afternoon, the Laurel County Sheriff's Office said.

The shooting occurred at approximately 4:40 p.m. about eight miles north of London off US-25 on a trail deep in the woods, the LCSO said.

A man with multiple gunshot wounds and a woman who had been shot once were found at the scene. The victims were identified as Gary Johnson, 35, of Lancaster, and Brittany Music, the alleged shooter's wife.

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Police believe two incidents occurred in relation to the shooting: One after trash was thrown from a vehicle where Music allegedly fired a gun near six people, and a second where the accused allegedly shot his wife and the man with her.

The assailant is believed to have used a 9mm pistol, which deputies found thrown into a nearby creek.

The victims were airlifted to UK Medical Center where they were being treated for gunshot wounds, the Laurel County Sheriff's Office said in a statement released on Saturday night.

As a result of the investigation, police detained and later charged Dallas L. Music, 29, of Prestonburg with attempted murder, assault in the first degree, six counts of wanton endangerment and tampering with physical evidence. He is currently being lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Dallas Music being escorted to jail.
Dallas Music being escorted to jail.

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