Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Local News

April 23, 2014

Olive Hill man charged with attempted murder

April 23, 2014 — Kentucky State Police Monday arrested Robert A. Tackett, 47, of Olive Hill on charges of attempted murder and domestic violence.

Olive Hill police responded Saturday morning to reports of a domestic dispute on Eastland Drive.

Upon arriving at the residence it was determined that Lisa Tackett, 49, of Olive Hill, had suffered a single gunshot wound to the neck.

OHPD then contacted the state police and requested that a detective respond to the scene. Troopers and detectives arrived shortly thereafter and opened an investigation.

They determined that Robert Tackett and Lisa Tackett had engaged in a verbal argument which quickly escalated to becoming physical, at which point Robert Tackett assaulted Lisa Tackett with a firearm.

Mrs. Tackett was transported to a medical facility for treatment and currently is in stable condition.

Robert Tackett is currently lodged in the Carter County Detention Center awaiting arraignment on both charges.

KSP Detective Jeff Kelley is handling the investigation.

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