Shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

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City hall mourns death of colleague

By The Staff

An Owen County woman is dead and a man is severely injured following an incident Saturday morning in Owenton.

According to Kentucky State Police Post 5 Public Information Officer Chip Perry, Charlotte Burke Cobb, 52, died Saturday following the shooting in Owenton. Her ex-husband, Daniel L. Cobb, 54, of Owenton, was shot once.

Police believe both shootings took place in Daniel Cobb’s basement, which also serves as the main entrance to the home.

It is believed Charlotte Cobb shot Daniel Cobb once and then turned the gun on herself.

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