Grand jury indicts Wells for assault

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By Donna Carman

A Casey County man who allegedly beat a man with a handgun has been indicted on assault charges.

Hugh Brent Wells, 56, of 5905 East Ky. 70, Liberty, was indicted Monday by a Casey County grand jury for allegedly assaulting Woodford J. “Woody” Sheene nearly three months ago.

According to the indictment, Wells, on July 8, struck Sheene numerous times with a handgun, causing serious injuries.

Wells was one of seven people named in 13 charges issued in the indictments.

Others indicted were:

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