Police: Mt. Vernon man allegedly shot neighbor during dispute

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Posted at 8:11 AM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-21 09:54:20-05

MT. VERNON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting that happened between two neighbors where one of them was shot in the chest.

Police say the shooting happened around 8:45 Saturday night on Three Oaks Road in Rockcastle County. The preliminary investigation reveals it was a dispute between two neighbors. Troopers say 57-year-old Donnie Lamb, of Mt. Vernon, allegedly shot 74-year-old George Davis, his neighbor.

Davis was later flown to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Lamb was arrested and charged with assault in the first degree.

The investigation is ongoing.