Long Time Neighborhood Feud Turns Deadly

A Menifee County man is charged with shooting his neighbor to death Wednesday.

Kentucky State Police say it happened at the victim's home on Hawkins Branch Road near the Montgomery County line. Police say 72 year-old James Down had been fighting with the victim for years, and had even been to court several times over an undisclosed matter.

Neighbors also tell 27NEWSFIRST they were all aware of the fighting that had gone on with Down and the victim. Neighbors say the victim was involved in a deadly shooting years ago.

Police tell us Down has been charged with murder.

Police say the victim's identity will not be released until his family is notified. We're told Down has been co-operating with state police.

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