Police: 1 dead in Nelson Co. shooting, suspect released

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Posted on September 12, 2013 at 7:15 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 20 at 5:21 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The man who police said fatally shot his son-in-law in Nelson County Wednesday night has been questioned and released by police.

According to Nelson County authorities, Randy Arnold, 24, died after being shot by Vernon Arnold around 8:00 Wednesday night.

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 The circumstances that led to the shooting were not stated in the statement, but police have released Vernon Arnold from custody under the Castle Doctrine.

The Castle Doctrine allows for a person to protect himself in their home.

WHAS11 is working to learn more about this incident and will have much more on WHAS11 News at Noon.

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