Shelby County man shot while trying to run from gunmen

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - Police in Shelby County are investigating a shooting that left one person in critical condition.

It happened early Tuesday morning on Martin Luther King Street in Shelbyville.

Police say two men got into an argument with a man who was sitting on a porch. The men began shooting at the victim, according to police.

The victim was able to run from the porch, but we're told the gunmen followed and continued to shoot at him.

The victim was hit at least once. He was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital in critical condition.

Police arrested a father and son for the crime. John M. Dixie and John A. Dixie are charged with attempted murder. They are being held in the Shelby County Detention Center.

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