BOONEVILLE — An Owsley County man died Saturday and a second man was shot after the two allegedly got into an argument involving an all-terrain vehicle.
Kentucky State Police were called at 8:14 p.m. Saturday to Seales Road in Owsley County by Andy Smith, 25, who had been shot. When they arrived at a home on Seales Road, they found Abner Gabbard, 71, dead, apparently from a gunshot wound.
Trooper Paul Blanton said Sunday that Smith told police Gabbard was upset because Smith was riding an all-terrain-type vehicle on or near Gabbard's property. Blanton said the two exchanged gunfire.
"We are investigating it as Gabbard and Smith shooting at each other," he said.
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Smith was taken to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington for treatment. Blanton said that Smith had not been arrested and that the investigation was continuing.