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State police: 19-year-old charged with murder in shooting of neighbor in Russell County


RUSSELL SPRINGS, Kentucky — Kentucky State Police say a 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his neighbor in Russell County.

State police said Saturday that 34-year-old Jason Adam Willis was killed in the pre-dawn shooting.

Police say Willis and his neighbor, Trevor Robertson, became involved in an argument, and Robertson retrieved a shotgun from his residence. Police say Robertson shot at Willis, striking him in the upper torso. Willis was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Robertson was arrested and charged with murder. He was being held in the Russell County Detention Center.

Police did not say what sparked the argument and say the investigation is continuing.

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