UPDATE: One dead after shooting in Harlan County

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Published: Jan. 2, 2021 at 8:25 PM EST
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Update 1/2 11:24 p.m.:

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 10 in Harlan County received a call after 7:00 p.m. of a shooting in the parking lot of Eastbrook Apartments.

Trooper Shane Jacobs said when police arrived, they found 18-year-old Gavin McLain with one gunshot wound. McLain was taken to Harlan ARH where he was pronounced dead by the Harlan County Coroner.

53-year-old Irvin Harris is in custody in connection to the shooting.

This is a developing story and we will keep you updated as we learn more.

Original Story:

Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 10 told WYMT they are investigating a shooting in Harlan County.

Officials said one person was shot at Eastbrook Apartments, nearly two miles outside of Harlan City limits.

Troopers said they have one person in custody.

The condition of the person shot is unknown but they were taken to a hospital.

Troopers said this is an isolated incident and no one else is in danger.

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