Dalton Stidom Kills Caitlin Cornett and Jackie Cornett During Custody Transfer, Another Juvenile in Critical Condition

HAZARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE SHOOTING:  The victims in the shooting in the parking lot of Hazard Community and Technical College have been identified as Caitlin Cornett and her aunt Jackie Cornett. The two women were with one child at the college where they agreed to meet Dalton Stidom, 21, so they could exchange the child he fathered with Caitlin Cornett.

According to WAVE3, Dalton Stidom fired a gun killing Caitlin Cornett and Jackie Cornett and critically wounding Jackie Cornett’s daughter, who was with them in the car. Dalton Stidom and another family member turned themselves in to the police shortly thereafter. The child he fathered with Caitlin Cornett was unharmed and was turned over to care of social services.

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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.