March 1, 2023

Pike County Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

Morgan Howard

Source: Pike County SO Corey Smith
On the morning of February 22, Pike County Deputies were dispatched to shots fired call in the Pricedale Community.
Deputies made contact with the victim who told them she was shot while driving down the road by a man named Corey Smith.
Deputies canvassed the area looking for Smith, but were unsuccessful. A short time later, Deputies were dispatched back to the Pricedale Community where the victim and Smith were in another altercation.
When Smith saw officers, he took off running but was arrested after a brief chase.
A pistol was recovered during the chase that Smith attempted to throw.
Smith was arrested and booked for Attempted Murder, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, warrants for Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Simple Assault Domestic, and Probation Violation.
A bond has not been set for the new Felony charges.

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