KSP: Neighbor shoots man on someone else’s property in Harlan County
HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Early Tuesday morning, Kentucky State Police responded to a shooting in Harlan County.
Post 10 in Harlan received a burglary complaint at Sutton Drive in the Dayhoit community of Harlan County. Police then received a second call that an individual shot the suspect in the leg.
Troopers arrived and found William Devan Farley lying in the yard with a single gunshot wound to his leg.
An investigation revealed a neighbor arrived on the property and police say Farley, who was discovered inside a building unlawfully, assaulted the neighbor by kicking him in the face.
Police say Farley attempted to get something from his pockets and the neighbor feared he had a gun.
The neighbor fired one round from his shotgun, hitting Farley in the leg.
Farley was transported to Harlan ARH and then transferred to UK Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
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