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Police: Man shoots son in law; released under Castle Doctrine

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NELSON COUNTY,KY (WAVE) - Police are investigating a homicide after a man apparently shot and killed his son in law.

According to Nelson County Sheriff's Department, around 8:00 Wednesday night, officers were dispatched to Emerald Court. They found Randy Arnold, 24, dead from an apparent gunshot wound in the home.

His father in law, Vernon Arnold, was questioned and released under the Castle Doctrine, which allows for self defense in a person's home.

The Sheriff's office will present the case to a Grand Jury to determine if criminal charges will be filed.

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