Stanton man arrested; reportedly shot wife

STANTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police arrested a man on domestic violence charges after a shooting in Stanton.

According to an arrest citation, a state trooper was called to a home on Charlie Lane to help out Powell Co. deputies.  The citation says when he got there, the officer spoke with Gary Morrison, who reportedly admitted to shooting his wife in the back, with the intent of killing her.

The trooper says Morrison told him he shot his wife because she was trying to place him in a psychiatric hospital.

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