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KSP: Man shoots brother, kills himself

LEDBETTER, KY (KFVS) -

Kentucky State Police say one man is dead after shooting his brother and turning the gun on himself Sunday night in Ledbetter.

Police say Gerrid Neihoff, 25, and a female were in a verbal dispute when Gerrid's brother, 27-year-old Garrett Neihoff attempted to break up the argument just after 10 p.m. at 103 Taasha Lane.

The female fled the room and police say seconds later Gerrid pulled a .25 caliber handgun and shot Garrett in the head before turning the gun on himself.

Gerrid died.  Garrett was taken to Lourdes Hospital in critical condition.

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