Update: Man shot by local homeowner during attempted burglary dies, sheriff said

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PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - Updated Friday
The Pulaski County Sheriff's office said a man shot during an attempted burglary has died.

Courtesy WKYT

Authorities said a homeowner shot 38-year-old William Auxier in the head early Tuesday morning. He was airlifted to UK Hospital.

The sheriff's office is investigating the alleged burglary. No charges were filed in the days after the incident.

Original Story Wednesday
The Pulaski County Sheriff's office is investigating after a burglary ended with someone getting shot.

Our sister station WKYT reports deputies were called out to Rocky Point Road off KY 790 early Tuesday morning.

Authorities said a homeowner shot 38-year-old William Auxier during an attempted burglary. Auxier was airlifted to UK Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No charges have been made against the alleged burglar at this time.



 
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