Magoffin County shooting suspect arrested

A man accused of shooting a woman at her home last month in Magoffin County is behind bars.

Magoffin County sheriff's deputies tell Mountain News 63 year old Carl Fletcher was arrested Tuesday night in Montgomery County.

Fletcher is accused of shooting Mary Risner at her home on Back Branch on Mothers Day.

Police say Fletcher was renting a room from Risner at the time, but she told him to leave.

He is charged with assault and wanton endangerment and is being held in Magoffin County.


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