Man arrested in connection to Prospect shooting appears in court
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A man charged for shooting and killing his roommate in Prospect said it was an accident. 20-year-old James Small made that statement during an appearance in court today.
The shooting happened late Monday night on Duroc Avenue near US 42. Police found 23-year-old Charl Hertzog shot. Hertzog died before he could be taken to the hospital.
Smalls claimed he was cleaning the gun when it accidentally went off and shot Hertzog.
A judge set his bond at 250 thousand dollars and must be on HIP with his parents if posted.
Small is expected back in court next Thursday.
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