Would-be robber shot, killed at man's house in eastern Kentucky

Published: Jul. 28, 2016 at 7:24 AM CDT
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Authorities are investigating after they say an eastern Kentucky man shot two of three suspected robbers at his home, killing one of them.

News outlets report it happened at a home near Booneville early Tuesday morning.

Kentucky State Police say 37-year-old Jamie Farthing, 42-year-old Charles Harris II and 36-year-old Linda Peters, all of Booneville, went to the home in an attempt to rob the unidentified resident.

Police say Harris was armed with a gun and was shot by the resident. Harris was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say Peters was also shot and taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Officials haven't said what charges she may be facing.

Farthing was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery.

Police say the resident is not currently facing charges.

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