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Graves County father shoots son

Adam Cunningham, Jr. (Courtesy: Graves County Jail) Adam Cunningham, Jr. (Courtesy: Graves County Jail)
HICKORY, KY (KFVS) -

Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting in Graves County. We've learned overnight that a man is in jail for shooting his own son.

It happened at a home on Kentucky 534 near Hickory. Investigators say when they arrived at the home, they discovered 47 year old Mark Cunningham had been shot by his father, 75 year old Adam Cunningham.

State police say the two men had been arguing before the shooting.

An ambulance rushed Mark Cunningham to Western Baptist Hospital with a gunshot wound to the stomach. Officers took Adam Cunningham to the Graves County jail where he's facing assault charges.

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