Shooting Investigation

Sep 24, 2011 11:18 PM

Deadly Shooting In Rockcastle County

An investigation is underway following a weekend shooting in Rockcastle County that killed a Mount Vernon man.

The shooting happened just before midnight Saturday outside Mount Vernon.

The victim's family told LEX 18 that Byron Johnson, 54, was shot at his home on Climax Road. The Madison County Coroner said Johnson died at a hospital in Madison County.

The coroner also said a man with the last name Hazelwood was involved in the shooting. Bobby Hazelwood is in the Rockcastle County Jail charged with first-degree manslaughter.

Authorities have not released information about the specifics of what happened.

Stay with LEX 18 News and for the latest on this developing story.


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