WOOTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Kentucky State Police received a call at around 12:40 a.m. regarding a shooting on Leeco Road in Wooton.

Initial investigations revealed that a domestic disturbance led to several people being injured by gunfire.

Eric Sturgill, 20, of Wooton, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Leslie County Coroner’s Office. Meanwhile, Rodney Fouts, 51, also of Wooton was taken to a hospital in Hazard before being transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center to be treated for his gunshot wounds.

The investigation is still ongoing and charges are pending.

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