WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE/WJHL) – One man dead, another arrested after a shooting in Harlan, Kentucky on Saturday.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting that took place around 8:50 a.m. at a residence off of Shoop Lane.
Police say that 59-year-old Richard G. Cody drove to his estranged wife’s residence and entered using his own keys.
Cody then allegedly shot multiple rounds and struck 39-year-old Matthew Smith, this according to investigators.
He then fled the scene to Washington County, Tenn. where he was arrested and taken into custody.
Smith was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Richard Cody is charged with murder among other charges; he awaits extradition back to Harlan County at this time.
The Washington County Detention Center confirmed early Sunday morning he’s still being held as a fugitive of justice.