Mayfield man facing attempted murder charges | News
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS)- A Mayfield man was
arrested Thursday night after an altercation he was involved in at a friend's
William Duncan 53, of Mayfield, Kentucky, was charged with attempted
murder, assault second degree, assault fourth degree, three counts of wanton
endangerment first degree, criminal mischief third degree, terroristic
threatening, fleeing and evading first degree, dui first and other traffic
According to Sheriff Dewayne Redmon, investigators learned
that Duncan was intoxicated and was at a friend's house when he was asked to leave
and he refused.
Redmon says after a verbal argument there was a physical
altercation with Duncan obtaining a firearm and attempting to shoot a family
member of the resident.
When the gun did not fire, Duncan grabbed another firearm
and threatened him the family member.
A compromise was reached between the two men that resulted
in both of them discarding their weapons they were using.
Redmon says Duncan, and his friend's son had serious
injuries and were bleeding heavily. They
were taken to a local emergency room.
While investigators were obtaining information at the
hospital, Duncan left without treatment and deputies pursued him to a remote
area off Spalding Road in the Fancy Farm community.
Duncan submerged his vehicle in a pond several yards off the
He was arrested taken
to the Graves County Jail.
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