Kentucky State Police in Morehead got an early morning call from West Liberty dispatch of a shooting Tuesday.
It happened at 98 Archie Watkins road in Ezel in Morgan county around 2 a.m.
They say Ronald Carmichael, 38 of Ezel, and James Patton, 27, of West Liberty were involved in an altercation that led to a shooting.
Patton was taken to Morgan county Appalachian Hospital where he died from his wounds.
Carmichael was interviewed and released.
The incident remains under investigation.
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