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Police: Father Shoots, Kills Son In Hopkinsville

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - Police said a father shot and killed his son in Christian County, Kentucky.

Officials with the Christian County Sheriff's Department said 33-year-old Kyle Johnson was shot and killed around 6:15 p.m. at his parents' home in Hopkinsville.

Police said Johnson had an altercation with his family earlier in the evening and made threats against them. They said he returned to his parents' home with a shotgun and forced his way into the home.

At that point, according to police, Johnson's father shot him twice in the chest.

Johnson was transported to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. 

Investigators said no one has been arrested in the shooting.

The investigation was ongoing.

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