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Police: Man Shot Brother In The Stomach

An eastern Kentucky man is behind bars, charged with shooting his younger brother in the stomach.

Police say 73-year-old Curtis Fugate shot 71-year-old Larry Fugate on Friday morning in Knott County.

Larry Fugate drove to the Fisty Post Office for help. He had to be airlifted from the scene.

When police went to find his brother, they say he barricaded himself inside a home. Police say Curtis Fugate surrendered peacefully. He has now been charged with first degree assault.

Larry Fugate is in fair condition at a local hospital.


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