Accidental shooting results in drug arrest in Simpson County

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SIMPSON COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) -- Two men end behind bars on drug possession charges after an accidental shooting in Simpson County on Monday.

According to deputies, they responded to a call of a shooting at a home on Humphrey Road.

Officials say it was reported Vernon Lee Jr. was shot in the leg.

Authorities determined the shooting was accidental, and that Lee had discharged the firearm into his own leg.

Lee was taken to the Medical Center and is in stable condition.

During the incident, Tylor Blankenship and Joshua Huff were arrested for possession of methamphetamine and were taken to the Simpson County Detention Center.

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