Tompkinsville Monroe County

4:18 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Long Running Feud May Have Led To Shooting in Monroe County

Authorities are investigating whether a long standing grudge led to the shooting death of an 82 year old retired Monroe County lawman. Eighty-one-year old Charles Hammer is accused of gunning down Herbert Proffitt last month in his Tompkinsville driveway. The killing rattled the tight-knit town where the victim's only son is the mayor.

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