Homeowner in Taylor County shot man trying to force his way into home

TAYLOR COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A homeowner in Taylor County fought back after police say a man threatened him and then forced his way into his home.

It happened just before midnight Saturday night. Deputies say Steven Christopher Followell went to a home and threatened the homeowner, forcing his way into the home.

Deputies say the homeowner shot Followell sometime during the altercation.

After an investigation it was determined by Sheriff's Deputies that Followell was intoxicated and that he had no relationship with the homeowner.

Followell was airlifted to Louisville Hospital. His condition is currently unknown.

The incident remains under investigation by the Taylor County Sheriff's Department.

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