Man Hospitalized After Accidental Shooting

Posted at 3:45 PM, Jun 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-07 15:45:37-04

TAYLOR COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office said that a man has been flown to the University of Louisville Hospital with a gunshot wound to the head in an accidental shooting. 

They report that on Wednesday morning around 10:09 a.m., 20-year-old Tyson Rice and his brother were playing with a loaded 9mm gun when it discharged and a bullet struck Rice in the head. This happened at the Lucky Vista Motel on South Columbia Avenue. 

He is in critical condition, according to a press release from the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing.