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Lee County man faces six charges after fatally shooting his brother, fleeing on ATV

Anthony S. Lee
Anthony S. Lee Three Forks Regional Jail

Police are investigating a fatal shooting between two brothers in Lee County.

Following a disagreement, 20-year-old Anthony S. Lee of Beattyville allegedly shot and killed his brother Forest S. Lee, 26, before fleeing the scene on an ATV, police said.

The incident occurred outside of a residence on Spencer Fork Road in a rural portion of Lee County. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lee County coroner. Police received the call before 7:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Police later found the ATV abandoned and arrested Anthony Lee this morning. Anthony Lee faces charges of murder, arson, tampering with evidence, fleeing or evading police and two counts of wanton endangerment, police said. He is lodged in Three Forks Regional Jail.

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