Man charged with murder in Logan County after son fatally shot

LEWISBURG, Ky. – Authorities say one man is behind bars after fatally shooting his son.

Around 12:49 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, the Logan County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Mulberry Street in Lewisburg in reference to a shooting.

According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived on scene and determined that Darrell Evans, 61, had gotten into a verbal altercation with his son, Richard Evans, 37. Authorities stated that during the disturbance, Darrell Evans obtained a gun and shot Richard Evans.

Richard Evans was pronounced dead on scene by the Logan County Corner, according to the sheriff’s office.

Darrell Evans was arrested and charged with first-degree murder – domestic violence.

Darrell Evans was lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.