Lewis County man barricaded himself, assaulted two children
LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say a man barricaded himself in a garage Friday night after breaking into a home and assaulting three adults and two children.
Troopers say they were called about assisting Lewis County Sheriff’s Department and Vanceburg Police in a domestic violence complaint call on Dearing Lane around 5 p.m.
Deputies say a caller said a man with a rifle was trying to enter a her home and had broken out windows.
Investigators say when officials arrived Adrian Hord was confronted, officials learned he assualted three adults and two children.
During the standoff Hord pulled out a rifle and fired shots in the direction of the deputies and officer, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies then fired their guns in response, causing the man to retreat to the detached garage, according to a report.
No one was injured in the gunfire.
Hord was in the garage until 10 p.m., police say he told investigators he poured gasoline on himself.
At 10:35 p.m. police engaged and took Hord into custody.
Hord faces wanton endangerment and attempt to murder of a police officer. Investigators say more charges are possible.