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Police: Man buried gun, threw out shells after killing fiance

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Officers outside the home on Duncan Street. Officers outside the home on Duncan Street.
Officer responding to the deadly shooting scene suffered minor injuries in a crash. Officer responding to the deadly shooting scene suffered minor injuries in a crash.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man has been taken into custody after allegedly shooting and killing his fiancé.

Police arrested Guy "Buddy" Allen White at 3:40 a.m. Friday in the shooting death of Jackie Ray.

Ray's body was discovered in the rear of the home in the 2600 block of Duncan Street around 4:45 p.m. Thursday.

According to an arrest slip, White shot Ray after a verbal argument around 8 a.m. Thursday. He told police she had fired a gun toward him first. The arrest report continues to state White told police in the eight hours between the shooting and calling police he buried his gun in an alley behind the scene, picked up all of the shell casings and threw them out of his car window in a separate location. He then dug up his gun and washed it off in a sink.

Once police were notified of the shooting two responding Louisville Metro Police Department cars crashed into each other at the intersection of 26th and Duncan Streets resulting in minor injuries to the officers.

LMPD Spokesperson Alicia Smiley said the police units were both turning west onto Duncan from 26th Street at the time of the crash. A third vehicle, a Nissan SUV, was also was involved making minor front end contact with one of the police cars. The driver of the SUV was not hurt.

White is charged with murder, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and tampering with physical evidence.

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