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Shooting Incident in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 04/26/2008

(London, KY) - On Friday April 25, 2008 at 7:16 PM the Kentucky State Police received a report of shooting incident at a residence on KY 1004 in Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival Detective Gary Lane determined that, during a domestic dispute, gunfire was exchanged between Garrett D. Stewart, 52, and his son, Travis D. Stewart, 31, both of Orlando.

Travis D. Stewart was struck one time in the stomach, during the exchange, and was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for treatment. Stewart was last reported in sable condition.

Garrett D. Stewart was arrested at the scene and charged with one (1) count of Assault 1st Degree. Stewart was lodged in the Rockcastle County Detention Center.

Detective Lane is continuing the investigation into the cause of the incident and was assisted by Officers of the Kentucky State Police, Rockcastle Sheriff's Office, Rockcastle County Constables and the Rockcastle County EMS.

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