A Campton woman died and a father and son were injured in a triple shooting that closed Wolfe County schools Monday, police said.
Preston Wilson, 26, was arrested and charged initially with assault in connection with one of the shootings, Kentucky State Police trooper Joe Veeneman said.
Wolfe County schools were closed Monday because of the shooting, according to the Wolfe County Board of Education.
Brenda Hatton, 54, was killed. David L. Spencer, 63, was living with Hatton even though they were divorced, police said. He and his son, David. M. Spencer, 42, were injured and flown to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, Veeneman said.
David M. Spencer was shot at his residence on Hosscat Lane, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police. Wilson's assault charge is in relation to that shooting.
At a different location on Hosscat Lane, David L. Spencer and Hatton were shot, state police said. There have been no charges filed yet in that shooting.
Wilson is accused of fleeing from David M. Spencer's residence to the Campton Shell Mart where he called Wolfe County dispatch, state police said.
Wilson was later arrested at Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Medical Center, state police said. He is in the Kentucky River Regional Jail in Hazard.
At Wolfe schools, teachers and staff were told not to report and school buildings were closed, according to a Facebook post by the Wolfe County Board of Education.
The shootings are still under investigation.