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Man charged with murder in Rockcastle shooting

State police have arrested a man in a fatal shooting Sunday in Rockcastle County.

Edward M. Perciful, 57, of Mount Vernon was arrested Sunday night and charged with murder in the death of Nicholas W. Williams. Perciful was taken to the Rockcastle County jail.

State police responded to a shooting just before 12:30 p.m. Sunday in a home on Lear Lane. Williams, 63, of Mount Vernon was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound, state police said.

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