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Man Accused Of Shooting At Car, Narrowly Missing Child

Posted at 5:14 AM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-07 07:52:38-05

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ)– A man is in custody after he allegedly shot at a car, nearly hitting a young child.

Authorities say the road rage incident started Sunday in Johnson County and that Billy York allegedly fired at the car in Lawrence County.

The local sheriff says one of the bullets hit about 30 inches away from a 5-year-old passenger.

We’re told the chase exceeded speeds of more than 100 miles per hour at times.

York faces several charges including wanton endangerment.