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Gary P. Everman Jr.

GRAYSON – A Grayson man was indicted recently by a Carter County Grand Jury on several charges after state police said he shot his father in the back of the head.

Gary P. Everman Jr., 37, was indicted on July 26 on the charge of criminal of attempted murder, a class B felony, according to court documents. Court documents said Everman Jr. was indicted after shooting his father, Gary Everman Sr., with a .22 caliber rifle with the intent to cause death.

Everman Jr. was also indicted on the charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a class D felony, and first-degree wanton endangerment, a class D felony.

Kentucky State Police Detective Boarman appeared in front of the grand jury as a witness.

Everman Jr. was arrested in June by Kentucky State Police at the 800 block of Rockhouse Road in Grayson, which court documents list as his home address.

The father was transported to Urgent Care in Grayson by his brother, while several troopers and detectives went to the residence to speak with Everman Jr., according to police reports.

When authorities approached Everman Jr. he was walking down the driveway and said “I shot my dad in the head...”, according to police reports.

The shooting was witnessed by Everman Sr.’s brother, according to police reports.

The case remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police. Everman Jr. remains lodged at the Carter County Detention Center and is being held on a $250,000 cash bond, according to the jail’s website.

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