State police have charged a Knox County man with murder, accusing him of shooting his girlfriend's sister to death during a domestic dispute.
Gillis Smith, 68, was arrested Thursday after he was released from a Tennessee hospital.
Police also charged Smith with first-degree assault and tampering with physical evidence.
Police say Smith killed Christine Engle, 46, and wounded her sister, Alice Taylor, 56 —who was Smith's girlfriend — late on July 18 at a house in Flat Lick.
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Smith and Taylor had been drinking and got into a dispute. Engle happened to be at the house when gunfire broke out, police said.
Smith was shot as well. State police did not provide information on how that happened.
State police will seek to have Smith extradited to Kentucky to face the charges.