Homeowner fatally shoots apparent burglar, wounds another - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

McCracken County homeowner fatally shoots apparent burglar

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McCRACKEN COUNTY, KY -- A homeowner shot and killed an apparent burglar and seriously wounded another on Saturday night.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Office identified the two men who were shot as 39-year-old Toby William Reed of Cunningham, Kentucky, and 34-year-old Christopher Ingram, of Paducah. Reed died at the scene. Ingram remains in a Tennessee hospital in serious condition.

Dispatchers received a call shortly after 11 p.m. regarding a shooting that occurred at a home on Stile Road near Babbland Drive.

Deputies arrived and found one man with a gunshot wound lying in the driveway and another man inside the home with a gunshot wound. The man inside died before deputies arrived, according to the sheriff's office.

According to deputies, the homeowner was home at the time the door of the residence was kicked in. Deputies said the homeowner grabbed a gun and shot the two men.

The man who deputies found with a gunshot wound in the driveway was transported to a local hospital, then airlifted to a Nashville hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

The homeowner declined to talk to News 3 about the shooting.

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