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Fatal shooting in Nelson County

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say a Nelson County man killed his son-in-law Wednesday night.  He is not being charged in the shooting death.

Officers raced to a home on Emerald Court in Bardstown about 8 Wednesday night after a report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found 24-year-old Randy T. Arnold dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

The Sheriff's Department questioned Vernon J. Arnold. It says a preliminary investigation shows he shot his son-in-law in self defense. He was released after questioning.

A grand jury will hear the case to determine whether Vernon Arnold will face any charges.

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