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Arrest In Double Shooting

Police in eastern Kentucky have made an arrest in a double shooting that sent two men to the hospital on Thursday night.

Police say Clyde Haynes, Junior and Thomas Roberts, Junior were outside a home in the Combs community of Perry County when they got into an argument with some people who pulled up in a red pickup truck.

Someone in the truck fired a shot, hitting both men.

The victims were flown to UK Hospital. Haynes is in critical condition, Roberts is serious.

After interviewing witnesses, police arrested 38-year-old Jerry Wooten on Friday afternoon.

He faces two counts of first degree assault and is being held in the Kentucky River Regional Detention Center.


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