A Pikeville man has been accused of trying to kill two people Tuesday night by firing a handgun into a vehicle, according to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office.
About 6 p.m. on Peter Fork Road in the McCarr community, a man fired multiple shots at two people inside a vehicle, according to the sheriff’s office. One of the occupants, Darrell K. Adkins,was shot once and was flown to Pikeville Medical Center.
Adkins’ condition has not been released. The other occupant, Ariel Lashay Epling, was uninjured.
David L. Adkins, 42, of Pikeville is charged with two counts of attempted murder, according to the sheriff’s office. He is being held in the Pike County jail.
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David and Darrell Adkins are brothers, according to a report from Eastern Kentucky Broadcasting TV.