Family Fight Led To Deadly Shooting, Police Say

A man is dead after a shooting in Madison County. It happened Sunday evening at a home along Maple Grove Rd., just outside of Richmond.

State police tell us when they got to the scene, they found William Buttry dead from a gunshot wound to his chest. Police say Buttry and his son, Dean, got into a fight. That's when they say William hit Dean in the head with a handgun. Police tell us William's wife, Jeannie, then took the gun and shot her husband.

No charges have been filed. Jeannie Buttry tells police she was protecting her son. Dean Buttry was taken to the hospital with broken bones. The case is still under investigation.


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  • by Anonymous Location: newport on Mar 12, 2008 at 05:19 AM
    I worked with Billy. We always had fun, and I will miss his laughter. Everyone here is shocked. He will be missed greatly!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 11, 2008 at 10:06 AM
    From what I hear...its not looking good for Jeannie and Dean.
  • by Wow Location: RIchmond on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:49 PM
    @Anonymous on Mar 10 I guess it was wrong then since the wife killed him huh? Get a new book yours it out dated as of 2000. Btw god hates knowledge hence the apple and faith instead of reason. So get off your PC as your selling your soul.
  • by Anonymous Location: berea on Mar 10, 2008 at 10:18 PM
    the lord know it all and the truth will come out
  • by Me! Location: Ky on Mar 10, 2008 at 04:29 PM
    AMEN!
  • by Angie Location: Mt.Vernon on Mar 10, 2008 at 03:12 PM
    I grew up with Billy and Shan and John Buttry. This is a truly shocking story...I DO NOT believe that Billy would do this!!!Not saying there wasnt a argument but I just dont see Billy going to extremes like this on his own child! I really believe that there is more to the TRUTH than what is being said. To you Christine and the rest of the family...Im truly sorry and if you need anything just call me!!
  • by Robert Location: Richmond on Mar 10, 2008 at 02:25 PM
    Just like this global warming? Fathers and sons have been fighting since the start of time read your history books (hint) the civil war.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 10, 2008 at 09:27 AM
    The Bible predicted fathers turning against sons, sons against fathers, in the days before Jesus comes back.

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