THOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Monroe County man has been arrested after Kentucky State Police say he shot two people.
According to police 58-year-old Ricky Wyatt of Austin, Kentucky shot 34-year-old Christopher Burgess and 49-year-old Rita Downing after an altercation Sunday afternoon.
Police say Burgess sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen while Downing sustained a gunshot to the arm.
Both victims were flown to Vanderbilt University Hospital for treatment. Their injuries are non-life threatening.
Wyatt has been charged with first degree assault charges.
He’s currently booked at the Monroe County Jail.