Man charged in shooting behind Harlan County church

Man charged in shooting behind Harlan County church

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Boss Saylor (source: Harlan County Sheriff's Office) Boss Saylor (source: Harlan County Sheriff's Office)

TREMONT, Ky. (WATE) – State police arrested a man Wednesday morning who's accused of shooting another man behind a church in Tremont.

The shooting was reported at 10:11a.m. on Redwing Road behind Pine Flatt Baptist Church.

Clifford Napier, 59, of Tremont, was shot multiple times while he was in the parking lot.

Officers arrested Boss Saylor, 75, of Tremont, on charges of attempted murder, assault first degree and tampering with evidence. They say they haven't determined the motive for the shooting.

Napier was treated at the scene and then flown to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.

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