JENKINS, Ky. (WTVQ) – A homeowner apparently shot and killed an intruder early Monday morning in Letcher County.
According to the Kentucky State Police, James Duncan entered a home belonging to Justin and Kimberly Robinson without permission at about 2:30 a.m.
Robinson was armed and shot the intruder during a confrontation, according to the KSP.
Letcher County’s Deputy Coroner, Derek Meade, pronounced the 39-year-old Duncan dead at the scene.
The incident happened in the Jenkins community at a home on Highway 805.
No charges have been filed and the case will be presented to a Grand Jury for review.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY — An off-duty St. Louis sheriff’s deputy driving to work Monday fatally shot a carjacking suspect who tried to run over a man and his 10-year-old grandson on a north St. Louis County sidewalk, authorities said.
The shooting took place between two homes in the 11000 block of Bellefontaine Road, north of Interstate 270. The scene is in unincorporated St. Louis County, in the Spanish Lake area.
The suspect died at a hospital, police said. His name and age haven’t been released.