Grayson County man injured during shootout with his uncle

Grayson County man injured during shootout with his uncle
Gardner was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital, treated and released.
Bullets also struck Gardner's truck. (Source: Grayson County Sheriff's Office)
Bullets also struck Gardner's truck. (Source: Grayson County Sheriff's Office)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police are investigating after a Grayson County man was injured during a shootout with a family member.

The Grayson County Sheriff's Office was called to the 3000 block of Grindstone Road just after 4 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, they found that 43-year-old Jerry Gardner Jr., of Clarkson, had been shot in the left shoulder.

Family members told k105 Radio that Gardner had driven into the driveway of his uncle, Oval Willis Jr., and started shooting at the home. His uncle shot back, hitting Gardner and his truck.

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Gardner was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital, treated and released. Willis and a woman who was home at the time were not injured.

Relatives told k105 the shooting was the result of a property dispute between family members which started Thursday night.

"The investigation is ongoing and the case will be presented to prosecutors office with potential criminal charges once the investigation is complete," Sheriff Norman Chaffin said.

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