JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (AP)- Authorities say a Kentucky woman has fatally shot her adult son. News outlets report the shooting occurred on New Year’s Day at a home near Nicholasville.
Jessamine County Sheriff’s Lt. Anthony Purcell said the mother called 911 after the shooting and told deputies the act was self-defense. Purcell said 30-year-old James Davis was shot in the head and taken to a hospital, where he died.
The woman was questioned and released by the sheriff’s department. Purcell said no charges have been filed, but detectives continue to investigate.
(This story was originally published on Jan. 2, 2020)