HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- An Edwards County man is sentenced to 70 years behind bars.

Steven S. Schmittler was convicted on charges of murder, aggravated battery, discharge of a firearm, and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

Schmittler was charged in November in connection with the shooting death of Tommy Burns at a home in Grayville. Officials say Schmittler shot Burns during an argument on November 21, 2021.

Schmittler was on probation for theft at the time of the shooting.