Crime

Laurel man shot, killed during argument

A Laurel County man was shot and killed Monday during an argument, according to a news release from Sheriff John Root.

Root said that Ernie McKnight, 54, allegedly drove to the home of Emory Hibbitts, nine miles east of London, and the two argued.

McKnight was shot once in the chest.

Officers were investigating the cause of the argument and the shooting. No charges have been filed.

The shooting happened about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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