Rescue Distribution Center Organizers Take Next Steps For Tornado Survivors After Shooting On Mayfield-Graves County Fairgrounds Property | December-2021-tornadoes







Volunteer coordinators told Local 6 that they were working to provide items to people to meet everyone’s needs.


MAYFIELD, KY – An investigation into a fatal shooting at the Mayfield-Graves County Fairgrounds is ongoing. The shooting in early Wednesday morning forced the distribution center point for tornado survivors at the fairgrounds to close for the entire day.

Few details are made public at this time.

Here’s what we know: Kentucky State Police investigators say a man shot Frankfort Police Department officers who were assisting with security at the site. The incident took place around 3:30 am The officers responded and the man was shot. EMS responders took him to Jackson Purchase Medical Center, where the Graves County Coroner later pronounced him dead.






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Organizers took time on Wednesday to stockpile items so people could move around and find what they need.


Volunteer coordinators told us they were working on Wednesday delivering items to people to meet individual needs.

Organizers of the fairground want to let it be known that it will be open to the public again on Thursday.

They took the time on Wednesday to stock up on items so people could move around and find what they needed. They told us that with the possibility of snow on Thursday, they will play by ear regarding the centre’s opening hours that day.






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The distribution point center plans to open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on January 6, but if there is too much snow or ice, it will close earlier.


The center is scheduled to be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., but if conditions get too snowy or icy, it will close early.

The distribution point center accommodates donations of electric blankets, mid-size plastic storage and storage bins, heaters and jelly for sandwiches.


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