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Police: Man arrested after firing shots into ceiling

Thomas A. Dudgeon (Source: Marshall County Sheriff's Office) Thomas A. Dudgeon (Source: Marshall County Sheriff's Office)
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Benton man faces a domestic violence charges after deputies say he fired shots into a ceiling.

Thomas A. Dudgeon, 52, of Benton is charged with assault 4th degree domestic violence.

A Marshall County deputy was called to Olive Hamlet Road for a domestic assault and shots fired on May 4.

The victim said she and Dudgeon had been drinking and that Dudgeon had allegedly smacked her during an argument.

The woman got a shotgun because she was scared.  Dudgeon allegedly took the gun from her and fired shots into the ceiling of a bedroom.

He was taken to the Marshall County Detention Center.

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