Police: Man charged with murder after fatal shooting in Bullitt County

Police: Man charged with murder after fatal shooting in Bullitt County

A man has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting Saturday morning in Bullitt County.

Lt. Scotty McGaha with the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office said the shooting was at 196 Majestic Boulevard at 7:15 am. That is near Blue Lick Road and Jefferson and Bullitt counties.

McGaha said: "Responding to a 46-year-old man dead on the floor with several gunshot wounds. The victim's name has not been released.

McGaha said Edward Lee Alcorn Jr., 48, was arrested and charged with murder in connection with the shooting. Alcorn Jr. was the half brother of the victim, McGaha said.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the shooting, McGaha said. Alcorn Jr. is in the Bullitt County Detention Center on a $ 1 million cash bond.

This story may be updated.

Billy Kobin at bkobin@courierjournal.com or 502-582-7030.

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