One Man Dead Following Overnight Shooting

An Eastern Kentucky man is facing a murder charge after an overnight shooting.

Police say it happened Tuesday night in the Scott's Branch community of Magoffin County.

Police found 47 year old Claude Bailey dead from a gunshot wound. Police arrested 46 year old Terry Patrick at the scene.

Police say Patrick said he shot Bailey after waking up and finding Bailey on top of him, punching him.

Patrick told police Bailey was at the house drinking before he fell asleep.

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