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Kentucky father jailed in shooting death of son

Larry Gabbard has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his son, Jason Gabbard.
Larry Gabbard has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his son, Jason Gabbard. Jackson County jail

A 62-year-old Jackson County man was arrested Tuesday night on a charge of murdering his son, according to Kentucky State Police.

Larry R. Gabbard of McKee is accused of fatally shooting Jason R. Gabbard, 44, also of McKee, according to state police. The son was pronounced dead by the Jackson County coroner after being shot outside a home near the Estill County line, according to state police.

Larry Gabbard is being held in the Jackson County jail.

The investigation remains open.

Mike Stunson: 859-231-1324, @mike_stunson

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