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KSP: Man shoots brother, kills himself


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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