Witness: Man shot, killed son in Hopkinsville - WKRN News 2

Witness: Man shot, killed son in Hopkinsville


Witnesses say a father shot his 33-year-old son in Hopkinsville, Kentucky Thursday night.

Upon their arrival, Christian County authorities located gunshot victim Kyle Johnson in the 7700 block of Greenville Road with two wounds to his chest.

Initial witness statements indicate Johnson had an altercation with his family and made harmful threats prior to the deadly shooting.

After forcibly entering his parents' home around 6:15 p.m. with a shotgun, Johnson's father reportedly fired shots, striking him in the chest.

Johnson was transported to an area hospital where he later died from injuries.

The shooting remains under investigation.

No arrests have been made.

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