Former Kentucky Football Player who is Current High School Coach Shot in West Virginia

Former Kentucky Wildcat and current Phelps High School head football coach David Jones has reportedly been shot earlier today in West Virginia.

Here is the report from

Former Wildcat, and current Phelps High School Football Coach David Jones was shot in Red Jacket, West Virginia between 1:30 a.m. and 2 a.m. Wednesday. Jones was shot in the abdomen.

Pike County Schools Athletic Director Ancie Casey confirmed to EKB News that Jones was the victim of the shooting, and said he visited Jones and spoke with him at Pikeville Medical Center. Casey told EKB News that Jones was in stable condition and he is expected to recover from the gunshot wound.

The details surrounding the shooting have not yet been released, but WLEX in Lexington confirmed that the shooting happened off Little Italy Camp Road, and police are looking for one suspect.

Prayers for David!!

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