A man from the Perry County community of Maces Creek appeared in the Perry County’s District Court for arraignment on Oct. 19. He is facing an attempted murder charge, along with multiple other charges.
Terry G. Newman, 53, of Viper pleaded not guilty to the charges of attempted murder, four counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and second-degree persistent felony offender.
Newman was arrested by the Perry County Sheriff’s Office on Oct. 14 in the Perry County community of 986 Lick Branch Middle Fork, Maces Creek. According to a uniformed citation made by Perry County Sheriff’s office, police say Newman shot Chasidy Miniard in her left arm just above the elbow. The citation also reads that Charles Campbell, Christy Watts, and Billy Marrum was standing beside Chasidy Miniard when she was shot. Police say the firearm that Newman used in the shooting was a nine millimeter handgun.
Miniard recieved non-life threatening injuries, and was airlifted to UK hospital.
Newman was transported to Kentucky River Regional Jail where he is currently lodged.
A public defender was appointed to Newman. A preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 27 at 9 a.m.
TJ Caudill can be reached at 606-436-5771 or on Twitter @HazardHerald.