Residents of Shelby County, KY were rattled by a reported mysterious boom that took to Social Media as witnesses flooded the platforms with chatter over the weekend regarding an unanticipated and thunderous boom that occurred Saturday evening. Even days later, people are still grasping for any explanation.

According to reports, Shelby County Emergency Management Agency Director Paul Whitman said he was asleep at the time but began receiving text messages around 9:15 Saturday night questioning a loud boom that radiated through the eastern portion of the county.