Madison County

Richmond man charged with murder after fight kills 25-year-old in Clark County

A Richmond man faces a murder charge in the shooting death of another man in Clark County, Kentucky State Police said.

Don Earl Attaway, 46, of Richmond, was arrested Wednesday in the death of Roy E. Combs, 25, of Richmond, state police said.

An investigation indicated that Combs was shot during a fight off Athens-Boonesboro Road near the quarry close to the Hall's on the River Restaurant, Trooper Robert Purdy said.

Another man, whom police did not identify, suffered a non-life-threatening injury during the same fight.

"As we continue our investigation, there are additional suspects that we are currently looking into," Purdy said.

The shooting was reported to police at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Attaway was lodged in the Clark County Detention Center. Detective Michael Keeton is conducting the investigation.

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