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Police investigating after Floyd County, KY man's death

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The Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of man in Floyd County, KY.

Willis Martin Sparks was pronounced dead from gunshot injuries after being transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Martin.

Sparks was involved in an altercation with William David Gregory, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

Gregory transported Sparks to the hospital and then both were admitted for injuries they sustained in the altercation.

The Kentucky State Police are still investigating.