Police: Thursday shooting was self-inflicted

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Woman treated for multiple wounds to chest, arm


GERALD – Perry County sheriff’s deputies and state-police troopers responded to a shooting Thursday that was later determined to be self-inflicted.

Police did not release the name of the female victim, who apparently shot herself with a .22-caliber handgun while in the home of Francis Kellems, located at 12965 Tiger Road.

Kellems, who told police the woman was his caregiver, called a family member shortly after 12:30 p.m. after discovering the woman had shot herself multiple times in the chest and arm.

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