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Kentucky State Police investigating Allen County man shot dead in his front yard

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Posted at 10:43 AM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 11:43:40-04

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WTVF) — Kentucky State Police are investigating an apparent homicide on the Tennessee State line in Allen County.

Allen County deputies responded to a call that a body of a man was in the yard near the driveway in the 100 block of Stinson Lane.

When police arrived, they discovered the body of 47-year-old Justin Wix in his own front yard. The victim has sustained several gunshot wounds. Wix was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kentucky State Police are asking that anyone with any information about the death of Wix contact Detective Johnson at (270)782-2010.

This is an ongoing investigation.