Whitley County man arrested for chasing man with gun

Whitley County man arrested for chasing man with gun

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Justice D. King (Source: Whitley County Sheriff's Office) Justice D. King (Source: Whitley County Sheriff's Office)

COAL STONE, Ky. (WATE) - A Whitley County man was arrested Tuesday for chasing another man with a gun and not complying with deputies.

The Whitley County Sheriff's Department received a complaint that a man was chasing another man through a field with a pistol in the Coal Stone community.

When they arrived at the scene, Justice D. King, 72, was spotted walking down Highway 904 with a gun in his hand.

When he spotted deputies, he tossed the pistol over a hill. It was later recovered by deputies.

The deputy instructed him to show his hands, but he didn't.

King was arrested and charge with wanton endangerment and resisting arrest.

Neighbors told deputies King chased the victim, Neddie Rogers, to their house, where King waved a pistol at them and their children.

 

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