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Taylor County man charged with murder

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Richard Riggs (Source: Taylor County Detention Center) Richard Riggs (Source: Taylor County Detention Center)

CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Campbellsville man is charged with murder in the shooting death of another man.

According to the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, deputies received a complaint of a shooting at 10331 Saloma Road in Campbellsville at 9:20 p.m. Friday. Upon arrival, deputies found Orvey Carl Harris, 60, dead inside the home from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

An investigation revealed that Richard Riggs, 56, of Maple Road in Campbellsville had gone to Harris' home around 8 p.m. A physical altercation took place, and Riggs shot Harris in the chest and fled the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

Riggs was taken into custody at his home without incident. He is charged with murder. Riggs remained lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center Saturday night.

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