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One Dead From Gunshot and One Arrested Following Altercation

Date of News Release: 02/24/2016

(Scottsville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green received a call from the Scottsville Police Department Tuesday night at approx. 7:27 pm in reference to a call they received of a report of a gunshot victim at 401 Orange Street in the limits of Scottsville. When Officers arrived on scene they did discover a male subject with a gunshot wound.

The preliminary investigation indicated that there was an altercation between Ernest Matt Davis (30) of Scottsville and Kalob Carter (25) of Adolphus, who were brother-in-law's, that resulted in Mr. Davis being shot.

Davis was transported to the Medical Center in Bowling Green by the Allen County EMS where he was then transported to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Mr. Davis passed away at the hospital and was pronounced deceased at 10:01 pm.

Kalob Carter was arrested and lodged in the Allen County Detention Center and charged with Manslaughter 1st Degree.

The investigation is still ongoing and being led by Detective Jason Lanham. The Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Scottsville Police Department, Allen County Sheriff’s Department, and the Allen County EMS. No other information is available for release at this time.