KY: Man Arrested After Firing Shot After Argument Over Hunting Rights
Man Arrested After Firing Shot After Argument Over Hunting Rights
Nov 16, 2010
State Police have arrested a man who they say fired a weapon near a
hunter after an argument over property rights.
The incident happened on just before 6 a.m. Saturday on Skaggs Cemetery
Road off of Turkey Lick Road in Greenup County. Police say a verbal
confrontation occurred between Paul E. Blair, 38, of Wurtland and Jeffrey
Akers 48. Police say Akers pulled onto the property to go hunting and
encountered Blair, who was already near the end of the road. After the
confrontation, Akers had walked back to his vehicle and Blair fired his
rifle near the vehicle, causing debris to strike Akers' vehicle.
Blair was was arrested the following day and charged with first-degree
wanton endangerment. Akers was not injured in the incident.
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