He says he stopped to help and ended up being shot.
It happened on Tuesday along U.S. 127, near Holmes Street, in Frankfort.
Police identified the victim as 35-year-old Jody Hatchett of Corinth.
He told police he stopped to help an elderly man, walking with a cane. Hatchett told police he thought the man needed assistance.
Hatchett says when he got out of his vehicle the man pointed a gun at his head and demanded money. Hatchett says he tried to push the gun away and ended up getting shot in the right hand.
The shooter then ran away from the scene.
Hatchett was taken to the Frankfort Regional Medical Center and was later transferred to Louisville for treatment.
If you have any information, call Frankfort police at (502) 875-8648.