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KSP: Man in custody after deadly Ballard Co. shooting

Shaquille Edwards (Source: Ballard County Detention Center) Shaquille Edwards (Source: Ballard County Detention Center)
BALLARD COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A man is in custody after one person was killed and another was injured during a shooting in LaCenter, Ky.

Kentucky State Police say Shaquille Edwards, 22, shot two women early Tuesday morning.

KSP investigators were dispatched to LaCenter around 3 a.m. in response to an alleged shooting.

When investigators got there, they found 18-year-old Theresa Hughes, of LaCenter, had been shot to death.

At another crime scene nearby, investigators found 21-year-old Caitlin Houston, of LaCenter. KSP reports Houston was shot in the leg.

Houston was taken to a local hospital for her injuries. State police say she is in stable condition.

Edwards, who police say is Houston's boyfriend, was located at the scene and taken into custody.

Edwards is charged with murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, and burglary.

The incident remains under investigation.

KSP is being assisted on scene by the Ballard County Sheriff’s Office, the LaCenter Police Department, and Ballard County EMS.

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