Source The Sheriff of Gallatin County (KY), Josh Neale, was shot in the abdomen at approximately 10:30 PM on Tuesday night during a hostage situation after a domestic situation. The Sheriff was transported to University of Cincinnati Hospital by helicopter and he was alert and conscious and the injuries are listed as non-life-threatening. The gunman turned the gun on himself after shooting the Sheriff. Gallatin County is the home of the Kentucky Speedway and has Sprint Cup NASCAR and IZOD Indy Car races. Prayers for the Sheriff. Wanna kill these ads? We can help!