A tragic incident unfolded in Graymoor-Devondale, Kentucky, as a woman was fatally shot in a parking lot while leaving work. The authorities are treating the murder of Ashley Yates, 35, as a case of domestic violence. The shooter, whose identity has not been disclosed, later turned the gun on himself. The Lyndon Police Department is investigating the incident.
Ashley Yates was shot and killed outside the hair salon where she worked on Friday, according to the Lyndon Police Department. When discovered, she was receiving aid from bystanders for her gunshot wounds. The shooter, whose name remains unknown, took his own life. The police have not yet commented on the relationship between Yates and the alleged shooter, but Police Chief Robert Schroeder described it as a domestic violence situation.
Andrew Thompson, stating that the shooter knew her whereabouts and waited for her. Thompson expressed his belief that justice will be served in the afterlife.
Described as deeply spiritual, Ashley Yates was cherished by her family and friends. Her brother, Andrew Thompson, fondly remembered their mischievous adventures and her unwavering support for his comedy shows. A GoFundMe page has been set up by the family to cover funeral expenses, and it has already raised over $8,000. The page pays tribute to Yates as a beautiful soul who brought joy and laughter to everyone she encountered.
Yates worked at 18|8 Fine Men’s Salons in Louisville, where she was known for her vibrant personality. Jennifer Thauberger, the salon’s owner, expressed the profound impact Yates had on everyone around her. She emphasized that Yates will be deeply missed and that the salon community is praying for her family during this difficult time.
The investigation into the tragic murder of Ashley Yates is ongoing, with authorities yet to release further details.