Man shot and killed in Breckinridge County, Ky. - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Man shot and killed in Breckinridge County, Ky.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man dies after a shooting at a former gas station in Garfield, Kentucky.

The Breckinridge County coroner's office says the victim is 34-year-old Johnny Ray Thompson of Irvington, Ky.

He had been shot several times.

The shooting took place about 2 p.m. local time Thursday.

Breckinridge County's chief deputy sheriff told WDRB News Thompson and a second man were involved in an altercation about a woman. That second man shot and killed Thompson, then shot and wounded himself. He was taken to University of Louisville hospital for treatment.

The incident brought a brief lockdown of Breckinridge County schools this afternoon, superintendent Janet Meeks said.

WDRB's Travis Ragsdale is covering the story in Breckinridge County. Look for more details online and on WDRB News.

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