Man Is Still Recovering After Shooting

A man shot outside a Perry County business continues to recover.

The shooting happened Tuesday in the parking lot of Joe's Starter and Alternator Shop in Hazard.

Police say 32-year-old Jerry Jent shot 37-year-old Nelson Scott Martin.

Police are still looking for a motive, but witnesses say the two men were arguing during the shooting.

Jerry Jent is charged with first degree assault.

Police say Nelson Scott Martin is in the hospital.

His condition is not life threatening.


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