TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A southern Kentucky man has been charged with shooting and injuring two people during a dispute.
Kentucky State Police troopers say 58-year-old Ricky Wyatt of Austin, Ky., 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.
Downing and Burgess were flown to Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., for treatment. Their injuries are non-life threatening.
Wyatt has been charged with first degree assault charges.
Wyatt is being held at the Monroe County Jail. Jail records did not list an attorney.