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Georgetown couple charged with failing to report shooting

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by Aaron Gibson, Feb. 17, 2016

Charges were filed Feb. 11 against a Georgetown couple who allegedly failed to report a juvenile female had been shot last summer.

Patricia Blount-Shouse and Keith R. Shouse have been charged with second-degree misdemeanor failure to report a crime or knowledge of a death or burn injury, punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $750.00 fine.

During an investigation into stolen firearms within the county, Brown County Sheriff’s Office learned of an incident that occurred last August in which a juvenile female had accidentally shot herself with a stolen gun. The female allegedly told detectives the incident occurred at the home of Keith Shouse.

According to a probable cause affidavit filed in Brown County Municipal Court, Keith Shouse allegedly admitted Patricia Blount-Shouse had cleaned and bandaged the wound and they did not report the incident to law enforcement, but denied the shooting occurred at his home.

Keith Shouse allegedly told detectives the juvenile had instead shot herself during a drug deal before arriving at his home, according to the affidavit.

As of press time, Patricia Blount-Shouse and Keith Shouse have active arrest warrants in connection with the case. It is unclear if there will be any additional charges filed related to the stolen firearm.

According to court records, Keith Shouse is expected to appear in court Mar. 3 and Mar.16 on unrelated traffic offenses.

Brown County Crime Reporter, February 17, 2016 11:08 AM EST, UPDATED Feb. 18, 2016 2:59 PM EST

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