Suspect in fatal Gray, Ky shooting identified, still at large

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Kentucky State Police have identified the suspect in a fatal shooting in Gray and are seeking public assistance to locate him.

An arrest warrant for murder and first-degree robbery has been issued for Phillip Lee Lewis III, 24 for the murder of Gary Medlin that occurred during a robbery on Wednesday at the A&B Quick Stop in the Gray community of Knox County.

Lewis stands 6’0″ tall, weighs 160 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. He also has a tattoo on his right forearm and left chest.

He is considered to be armed and dangerous and currently wanted out of Mississippi for a probation violation warrant. He has known connections to Michigan and Mississippi. 

Kentucky State Police say just after midnight a man entered the A & B Quick Stop just off of U.S. 25-E and pointed a gun at the clerk.

A bystander in the store, Gary Medlin, attempted to flee from the store and was shot multiple times.

After shooting Medlin, the suspect fled. No other people were injured during this shooting.

This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update the details as they become available. 

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