Man shot by brother dies week later

LEDBETTER, KY (KFVS) - A man who was shot in the head by his brother died a week later, according to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office.

Garrett Neihoff died Sunday after he was shot in the head by his brother, Gerrid, in Ledbetter on July 17.

Kentucky State 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.  He died a week later.

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