FOP accepting donations for Shively officer hit by gunfire

Published: Jan. 12, 2016 at 1:58 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2016 at 2:05 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The officer shot while executing a warrant is recovering in the hospital in stable condition.

Shively police officer Wes Singleton, a six-year veteran, was with other officers Friday serving a narcotics warrant at a home off Eden Lane when gunfire erupted. Singleton, 31, was shot multiple times in the legs.

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He is expected to be in the hospital several more days, the Fraternal Order of Police president said.

FOP is accepting donations for Officer Singleton. Donations can be made in the following manner:

  • At the Louisville Metro Police Officers Credit Union

900 W Market Street
Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 584-7134

7201 Outer Loop
Suite 128
Louisville, KY 40228
(502) 231-2700

  • Checks mailed to and addressed to the Wes Singleton Benefit Account, at either:

1800 Park Road, Shively, KY 40216 or
c/o LMPO Credit Union, 900 W. Market Street, Louisville KY 40202

  • Dropped off at the Shively Police Station

1800 Park Road  
Shively, KY 40216

FOP says all donations will be deposited into the Wes Singleton account at the LMPO Credit Union.

The suspect in the shooting, 53-year-old Kenneth Probus, is also in the hospital being treated for gunshot wounds. He is expected to face charges from Shively and LMPD, but they have not been filed yet.

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