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Paducah man charged with attempted murder

Jalen C. Yarber (Source: Kentucky State Police) Jalen C. Yarber (Source: Kentucky State Police)
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Paducah man faces charges of attempted murder in Marshall County after police say he tried to kill his ex-girlfriend.

Jalen C. Yarber 20, of Paducah, was arrested and charged with attempted murder.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office received information on Aug. 20 from McCracken County Sheriff’s Office that Yarber was on his way to Marshall County armed with a gun and upset with his former girlfriend.

Yarber was found in the Jonathan Creek area armed with a loaded rifle and handgun.

He had traveled to the victim's home with the intent of killing her, according to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.

Yarber was take to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office.

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