Woodbine man accused of shooting at sheriff’s deputy

WOODBINE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Woodbine man involved in a domestic dispute is accused of shooting at a Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy, according to the sheriff’s department.

Deputy Bobby Jones says he responded to a prowler complaint at a home on Rapier Hollow Road in Woodbine on Monday around 5:00 a.m.

He says he observed a vehicle parked in the driveway, activated his blue lights and got out of his car.  He says that’s when he heard a gunshot followed by pellets hitting his cruiser.

After contacting six people who were standing outside the house and conducting an investigation, Deputy Jones says he arrested 31-year old Christopher Lester in connection to the shooting, charging him with seven counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree.

Lester was taken to the Knox County Detention Center.

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