Police: Man shot and killed while trying to break into home

A man has been killed after police say he was shot during an attempted burglary.

It happened around 6 Wednesday morning at a home on Clark Hill Avenue in Olive Hill. That's in Carter County.

Police say 45-year-old Boyd Littleton, II tried to break into the home, where Carl Bright lives.

Police say once Littleton kicked in the front door, Bright shot him. Littleton later died.

State police haven't charged Bright for the shooting, but the case will be presented to the Carter County Commonwealth Attorney's office.

Police say Alcohol Beverage Control did confiscate a large amount of alcohol from Bright's home.

He was cited for charges relating to the sale and possession of alcoholic beverages in a dry territory.


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