An argument between family members in Letcher County resulted in a man being shot by his father, Kentucky State Police said.
Kentucky State Police said David Fugate Jr. was shot by his father, David Fugate Sr., at a home on Ky. 3410, in the Mayking community, at 10:51 p.m. Sunday.
State police said people at the scene told them David Fugate Jr. went to his parents' home and got into an argument with his mother. When a female acquaintance tried to intervene, state police said, David Fugate Jr. assaulted her and his mother, Jackie Fugate.
He then started approaching his father in "a threatening manner," and his father shot him with a handgun.
David Fugate Jr. was taken by helicopter to Holston Valley Medical Center. His injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.
State police said no charges had been filed;they planned to present the case to a grand jury.