Sheriff: Pulaski County teen shoots uncle to protect his grandfather

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EUBANK, Ky. (WKYT) - Officials in Pulaski County say they are investigating a shooting in the Eubank community.

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It happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Northern Crossing, just off U.S. 27.

Deputies say it stemmed from a family dispute. They say a 17-year-old shot 35-year-old Dustin Sparkman in the chest while he was in an altercation with the teen's grandfather. Sparkman is the uncle of the teen.

Sparkman was flown to UK Hospital. We do not know his condition. The grandfather hurt his knee as a result of the altercation.

Deputies have still not charged anyone at this time.

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