Leslie County woman charged with murder following shooting
KSP says 26-year old Karianna Burton fired shots into a home while looking for the father of her two-year old
HYDEN, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Leslie County woman is charged with murder and wanton endangerment following an early-morning argument and shooting in Hyden on Monday, according to Kentucky State Police.
Investigators say 26-year old Karianna Burton was looking for Cody Asher, who they say is the father of her two-year old child.
Investigators say during her search, she got into an argument with Jacqueline Lingar and another man and that Burton ended up firing several shots into a home where she thought Asher was, and Lingar was shot and died at Mary Breckinridge Hospital.
Burton is in the Leslie County Detention Center.