Man killed in ‘self defense’ shooting

A Rineyville Kentucky man was shot and killed Saturday night after police say he began shooting into a home on Village Drive in Elizabethtown Kentucky following an altercation.

Irving White, 29, was killed when a man he had been in an argument with a few minutes earlier began to shoot back, striking him, Elizabethtown police say.

White was shot outside a residence in the

According to an EPD news release, White arrived alone at the residence where there were two adult males inside the home. An altercation occurred between White and the individuals inside, according to an EPD news release.

After the confrontation, White went to his vehicle and moments later began firing shots into the home, police say. One of the individuals from inside of the home returned fire, striking White. After being shot, White got back into his vehicle and attempted to drive away but after traveling a short distance succumbed to his injuries.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hardin County Coro­ner’s Office. A postmortem examination will be performed. The investigation is ongoing.

Elizabethtown police officers were called to the residence around 10:30 p.m. Saturday in regards to the shooting.