Hamilton police on scene of shooting at Singletary's carry out

Police: Hamilton store clerk shot man through building’s window

Emergency units responded to Singletary’s Carry Out near Walnut and Second Streets at about 12:55 p.m. for a report of person shot and found a man sitting across the street with a gunshot wound to the back, according to the police report.

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The victim, Kenneth Wayne Wells Jr., 38, of Minster Street in Hamilton, suffered a non-life-threatening injury, according to Hamilton Sgt. Rich Burkhardt.

“There was some type of fight inside between (him), and the clerk shot through the window,” Burkhardt said.

Hamilton police responded to a shooting at Singletary s Carry Out on Monday, June 17, 2019. This bullet hole was in the wall of the business. NICK GRAHAM / STAFF
Photo: Staff Writer

The clerk, who was not named by police, has been questioned, but no charges have been filed today.

“It is still under investigation,” Burkhardt said.

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