Kentucky Man Charged with Attempted Murder

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LIVINGSTON CO., KY -- A Burna, Kentucky man is now out of a hospital and behind bars on attempted murder and assault charges. Livingston County Sheriff's officials say 31-year-old Richard Watson assaulted and shot at his girlfriend Saturday afternoon.     

Authorities say Watson was drunk when he fell off a four-wheeler and assaulted his girlfriend as she was helping him up. They report she stabbed him with a knife to get away.
     
When she went to his home to check on him, deputies say Watson shot at her through the door. He is being held at the McCracken County Jail.
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