Names of two men involved in Hydetown shooting released

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A preliminary hearing is scheduled next week for a Hydetown man charged with shooting and seriously injuring his own father.  

26-year-old Kevin Lee Kerr is charged with the shooting, which took place in the family home.  58-year-old Gary Kerr, Kevin’s father, was airlifted to the hospital with a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Police say it happened around 3am Saturday morning in the Crawford County community of Hydetown.  The home is located along Main Street.  The senior Kerr is said to be improving, but no specific information is being released.  

Police aren’t commenting on the motive for the shooting at this time.

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