Booby Trap Case! Headups Police/Fire!
Taylorsville, KY A Spencer County man who was allegedly growing a considerable amount of marijuana inside his house is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg today. State police detectives went to a hospital to interview Danny Walden about the gunshot wound and were told it was accidental.
State police say troopers went to Walden's home and say they were greeted with a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside. They say in a report that 37 marijuana plants were found growing in a closet and 78 more were in a crawl space. Four surveillance cameras and monitors were discovered along with several guns.
Police say Walden did, in fact, shoot himself by accident, while attempting to arm a booby trap.
Kentucky AP 10/04/2005