BRONSTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The man accused of burglarizing a home before being shot by the homeowner has died in the hospital.
The Pulaski County Sheriff's office says a homeowner shot William Auxier at around 5 a.m. at a home on Rocky Point Road off of Ky. 790 south of Bronston.
Auxier was airlifted to UK hospital suffering a gunshot wound to the head.
Deputies announced Friday afternoon Auxier had died as a result of his injury.
The shooting and burglary are still under investigation. The sheriff's office said there have been several burglaries recently in the area.