Murder suspect arrested after Boyd County shooting

A Big Spring man is behind bars after police say he shot his son in the back following an argument. (MGN Image)
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ASHLAND, Ky. (WYMT/WSAZ) -- A man is dead after being shot and the suspect is now behind bars.

Ashland Police say Lawrence McCoy was shot a little after 9:00 Tuesday night on Central Ave. He was taken to Kings Daughters Medical Center, where he died from his wounds.

The suspect, James Reed of Ironton, Ohio, was arrested about 3:15 Wednesday morning.

Ashland Police say the shooting was connected to a domestic incident.

Reed is being held in the Lawrence County, Ohio jail on a murder charge. The investigation is ongoing.

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