Police: Man shoots another man, then himself, in Wolfe County

Police say the victim was shot Tuesday afternoon at his home on Cave Branch Road.

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WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Police are investigating what led to two men being shot in Wolfe County Tuesday afternoon.

Kentucky State Police say just before 3:30 p.m., 43-year-old Gregory Richerson went to 46-year-old Rodney Wilder's home on Cave Branch Road, and fired two shots, hitting Wilder.

Police say Richerson then left the home, and shot himself in the chest.

Police say Wilder was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. They say Richerson was also taken to the hospital, but his injuries are life threatening.

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