Homicide

State police: Would-be robber shot, killed at man's house

Authorities are investigating after they say an eastern Kentucky man shot two of three suspected robbers at his home, killing one of them.

News outlets report it happened at a home near Booneville early Tuesday morning.

Kentucky State Police say 37-year-old Jamie Farthing, 42-year-old Charles Harris II and 36-year-old Linda Peters, all of Booneville, went to the home in an attempt to rob the unidentified resident.

Police say Harris was armed with a gun and was shot by the resident. Harris was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say Peters was also shot and taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Officials haven't said what charges she may be facing.

Farthing was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery.

Police say the resident is not currently facing charges.