Troopers investigating fatal shooting in Floyd County

Troopers say Brandon Endicott, 35, of Prestonsburg died Tuesday after he entered his ex-girlfriend's home and was shot. (MGN Online)

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Floyd County.

Brandon Endicott, 35, of Prestonsburg died Tuesday, according to a news release from State Police.

Troopers said the shooting happened about 6:45 a.m. Tuesday at a home in the Auxier community of Prestonsburg. Troopers said Endicott entered his ex-girlfriend's home. Troopers said the woman discharged a firearm, which struck Endicott. Troopers said Endicott went to a neighbor and died of his injuries in the yard.

Endicott was pronounced dead at the scene by the Floyd County coroner and his body was sent to the state Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

The case will be presented to a grand jury for consideration. Troopers continue to investigate.

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