HOPKINS CO., Ky. (WEHT) — One man is dead and another man is behind bars after an incident in Hopkins County.
According to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the 1700 block of Barnhill Road near Providence after receiving reports that a man was killed. This happened Friday night shortly before 7:30 p.m.
Deputies arrived and found 19-year-old Lonnell Holloway of Madisonville deceased. The sheriff’s office says detectives were called after people on scene had discrepancies in their statements.
Investigators believe Holloway died from gunshot wounds. According to a press release, deputies determined 20-year-old Christopher L. Rideout was responsible for Holloway’s death.
Rideout was arrested for Murder and booked into the Hopkins County Jail on no bond.