UPDATE: Knox County murder suspect arrested in Michigan


GRAY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say a suspect wanted for a murder and robbery in Knox County is now in custody.

Police say 24-year-old Phillip Lee Lewis was arrested in Flint, Michigan on Friday afternoon.

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Lewis is accused of shooting 25-year-old Gary Medlin at the A&B Quick Stop in Gray on January 16.

Investigators say Lewis was robbing the store when Medlin, who was a customer, tried to run and Lewis shot him.

According to police, Lewis will remain in custody in Flint, Michigan until he can be brought back to Kentucky.