KSP: Sharpsburg man dies in accidental shooting

SHARPSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say a Bath County man died Monday morning in an accidental shooting. Investigators say 60-year old Stephen C. Routt, of Sharpsburg, died after a disassembled firearm was accidentally discharged while attempting to store it for travel.

It happened around 11:55 a.m. on Bethel Ridge Road in Bath County, according to KSP. The incident remains under investigation.

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