Kentucky

Marion County man charged with shooting his mother

LEBANON — A 32-year-old Marion County man was arrested and charged with first-degree assault Sunday for shooting his mother at his home.

Shane R. Wright of Lebanon was arrested without incident by the Kentucky State Police Special Response Team at 7:29 a.m. Sunday at his home on Three Pines Road and was lodged in the Marion County Detention Center, police said.

Police said Wright assaulted his 47-year-old mother, Susan Wright, who sustained a gunshot wound during the altercation.

Police said the mother fled to a neighbor's residence, called for assistance and was transported to Springview Hospital in Lebanon by Marion County EMS.

She was treated for injuries and admitted to the hospital, police said.

More charges are expected, police said.

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