Man Arrested After Accident, Shooting In Adair County

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COLUMBIA (05/11/24) – Kentucky State Police are investigating a vehicle collision and shooting in Adair County from the weekend 50-year-old Gregory Willis and 46-year-old Mark Hatcher, both from Columbia, were involved in a collision along Kentucky 704 Saturday morning. After the collision, Willis discharged a firearm, which struck Hatcher. 23-year-old William Feese of Columbia was a passenger in Hatcher’s vehicle and was injured in the collision. Both Hatcher and Feese were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Willis fled the scene before police arrived, but was taken into custody a short time. He was lodged in the Adair County Detention Center on assault charges.