Man shot following disagreement in Perry Co.

WILLARD, Ky. (WTVQ)- State police say a disagreement in Perry County on Sunday afternoon sent one man to the hospital, and sent another to jail.

KSP says it responded to a shooting incident near Dogwood Valley Road around 3 p.m.

They say 23-year-old William Strong Jr. and 58-year-old Lee Roy Colwell got into an argument when Colwell pulled out a handgun and shot Strong in the abdomen, and then ran off.

Troopers say Strong was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Colwell was found and arrested by Perry County sheriff’s deputies in the Willard area.

KSP did not say what led up to the shooting.

Colwell is charged with assault.

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