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Boyd County Homeowner Fatally Shoots Intruder

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ASHLAND, Ky. - State police are investigating a fatal shooting in Boyd County.


It happened Saturday on Oneal Drive in Rush, Ky.   Police were called to an alleged burglary which resulted in Gregory W. Coddington being fatally shot by the homeowner.


 During the course of the investigation it was determined that Coddington unlawfully forced entry into the residence and engaged in a physical altercation with the homeowner.  During the altercation the homeowner fired several shots from a handgun, fatally wounding Coddington.

 

Police say the incident appears to be random.


 The case is still under investigation.

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