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Man threatens wife, shot by son

An Estill County man was shot in the shoulder with a shotgun by his 16-year-old son after a domestic dispute Sunday about 6 p.m.

Isaac Lee Cornett, 36, of 250 Burton Williams Road in Irvine, was shot after brandishing first a bottle and then a knife during an argument with his wife, Susan, Kentucky State Police said.

Susan Cornett took Isaac Cornett to Marcum & Wallace Memorial Hospital in Irvine; Isaac Cornett was later taken to University of Kentucky Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

State police are investigating the incident as an assault but no charges had been filed late Sunday.

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