Three People Dead In Perry County Shooting

By: WYMT Team Coverage
By: WYMT Team Coverage

HAZARD, Ky. (AP) - The top official in Perry County says a magistrate and a county employee are among three people dead after a shooting at an eastern Kentucky convenience store.

Perry County Judge-Executive Denny Ray Noble says Magistate Jimmy Darrell Neace and county road department employee Lewallen Caudill were killed by another man.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Tony Watts says the shooting happened around 11:30 a.m. Friday at Ben's Quick Stop in the Chavies community of Perry County.

Perry County Deputy Coroner Kyle Wolfe said it appeared to be a murder-suicide. .

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