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Coroner: Tommy Ballard shot in chest, bullet exited through back

Sherry and Tommy Ballard (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Sherry and Tommy Ballard (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Nov. 20, 2016 at 7:49 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Nelson County Coroner has confirmed to WAVE 3 News that Tommy Ballard was shot in the chest, and not in the back as once believed.

Field Houghlin, Nelson County Coroner, told WAVE 3 News that the autopsy on Tommy Ballard was to start at 2:30 Sunday afternoon, but preliminary results indicated Ballard was shot in the chest, with the bullet exiting through Ballard's back.

The Kentucky Medical Examiner's office is conducting the autopsy.

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