Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Shooter, victims reported at Bremner

UPDATED AT 4:25 pm: The following statement on the shooting has been issued by Princeton Police Department: "On Sept. 30, 2015, at approximately 12:14 p.m., Princeton Police Department officers responded to the report of a shooting at ConAgra Foods (Bremner) at 1475 U.S. 62 West in Princeton. Preliminary investigation revealed that Nellie Renee Nichols, 37, of Longbreak Road in Dawson Springs went to the factory to confront her mother. An argument ensued and Nichols began firing shots from a semi-automatic pistol. A male bystander was struck in the hand by one of the shots. He was transported by Caldwell EMS to Caldwell Medical center with non-life threatening injuries. Nichols was taken to Caldwell Medical Center by Caldwell EMS where she was pronounced dead by the Caldwell County coroner as the result of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Princeton Police were assisted on scene by Kentucky State Police, Kentucky Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department and Princeton Fire Department. The incident remains under investigation by Princeton Police."

UPDATED AT 1:32 pm: The active shooter situation at Bremner is "all clear," according to Princeton Police Department, reports The Times Leader.

ORIGINAL POST AT 1 pm: The Crittenden Press has confirmed reports of a shooter at the Bremner Food Group plant in Princeton. There are at least two victims, according to The Times Leader newspaper there. Updates will be posted here as they become available.