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One arrested after man shot in chest


A man faces assault charges after police say he shot another man in the chest in Eddyville, Ky.

Kentucky State Police got a call to a home on Eddycreek Road just about 9:20 p.m. Sunday 

When they arrived, they found Paul Gay shot in the chest.

Officers say Gay and Jeffery Smith got into a fight inside the home for some unknown reason.  Then, the fight moved outside.

That's when they say Smith got his gun, fired a warning shot, then a second shot into Gay's chest.

According to Kentucky State Police, Smith admitted to the shooting and faces an assault charge.

Gay was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, Ind.

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