Woman enters not guilty plea in Smiths Grove shooting

SMITHS GROVE, Ky. – A woman accused of shooting her boyfriend of three years after a 14-day dispute over the thermostat in their home was arraigned in Warren District Court Friday where she entered a not guilty plea to the shooting.

Steve Flynn sustained multiple gunshot wounds at about 3 a.m. inside his 818 College Street home in Smiths Grove.

Candy Ann Moss, 52, told Kentucky State Police that she her boyfriend, Flynn, had been arguing for two weeks over the thermostat setting in their home, according to her arrest citation.

Moss was charged Thursday with first-degree assault domestic violence and tampering with physical evidence.

Warren District Court Judge John Brown set her bond at $250,000 and scheduled a Wednesday preliminary hearing in the case.

“I went crazy and I shot him,” Moss said to troopers, according to her citation.

Flynn was taken to a Bowling Green hospital and later transferred to a trauma center where he is listed in critical condition, Kentucky State Police Post 3 spokesman Trooper Jeremy Hodges said.

Moss is lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.

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