Man charged after shooting at Laurel County home

Christopher Bingham

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man in Laurel County is accused of firing a gun at a home that had people inside.

The Sheriff’s Office says it was called Friday night around 8 PM to London Dock Road because a man was reportedly yelling outside a home there.

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According to deputies, that man, 43-year-old Christopher Bingham, wanted the homeowner to fight with him.

Deputies say when they arrived; Bingham was walking away, but then turned and shot at the home, when three people were inside.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Bingham had been drinking.

He’s now behind bars, charged with wanton endangerment.

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