TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

December 11, 2013

Man shot while at Knox County home


TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

CORBIN — By John Ross

Staff Writer

A man was airlifted to a hospital after he was shot Wednesday afternoon while at a Knox County home.

Chris Dinkins, who was reportedly flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, was shot in the neck by Fred Meyer, 87, according to Meyer's niece, Shirley Barton.

At time time he was shot, Dinkins was reportedly sitting in his van, which was parked in the driveway of Meyer's home.

Meyer has been detained by the Kentucky State Police.

Emergency responders were still at the scene as of late Wednesday.

See Thursday's edition of the Times-Tribune for more on this story.