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

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

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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