By Jeff Noble
A Corbin man was shot Wednesday afternoon at a residence off the Cumberland Falls Highway.
The shooting occurred around 4:10 p.m.at a mobile home in the Gulf Trailer Park.
Police are looking for his son, who has been named as a person of interest in the shooting.
Corbin Police confirmed William Taylor, 56 was the shooting victim. He was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where his condition is unknown at this time.
Witnesses at the scene told police that his son, Eric Taylor, was the shooter.
Maj. Rob Jones confirmed that Eric Taylor is a person of interest.
It was reported his son left the scene in a white Jeep Wrangler, possibly headed to Flat Lick in Knox County, where he has family.
More on this story will be in Thursday's edition of The Times-Tribune.
By Jeff Noble
Former Barbourville Mayor David Thompson (right) gives one of the papers he’s signed to file for running for office to Knox County Clerk Mike Corey on Monday. Thompson — who was the city’s mayor from November 2006 to March 2014 — will be running for the mayor’s job again on November 4. Currently, Thompson and current Barbourville City Council Member Gary Williams are running for the city’s top spot.
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