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Shelbyville man in intensive care after shooting

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Shelbyville PD looking for shooter

By Lisa King

A Shelbyville man remains in the intensive care unit at the University of Louisville aftter being shot on Berea Street  Saturday afternoon in Shelbyville.

Details are still sketchy about the incident at the 100 block of Berea Street, but what is known at this point is that Jeffery Riggins, 30, was taken to the Jewish Hospital Shelbyvillel by personal vehicle and then transferred to the University of Louisville Medical Center, Shelbyville Police say.

The shooting occurred at about 3 p.m.

The suspect is still at large, considered armed and dangerous, and police are asking for the public's help to get information about the shooter.

Shelbyville Police Maj. D. Goodwin said Monday that so far, the community has been very helpful about coming forward.

"The residents of Martinsville are outraged about the shooting, and a large number of them have been coming forward with information," he said. "We hope this will lead to being able to identify the suspect."

Goodwin said that Riggins was shot in the upper torso, and that police will keep checking on his progress in the intensive care unit.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Shelbyville Police at 633-2326 or Shelby County Crime Stoppers at 633-4500.