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Carter County, KY man behind bars on attempted murder, domestic violence charges

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The Kentucky State Police (KSP)  have arrested Robert  A. Tackett of Carter County, KY and charged him with attempted murder and domestic violence 

According to a press release issued by KSP, on Saturday April 19, 2014 at approximately 9:44 a.m. The Olive Hill Police Department in KY responded to 1165 Eastland Drive for a domestic dispute. 

When officers arrived on scene they discovered  Lisa Tackett, age 49, of Olive Hill, KY with a gunshot wound to her neck . Olive Hill officers called upon KSP to assist with the investigation. 

KSP says during the course of their investigation they found Robert Tackett and Lisa Tackett had engaged in an argument. It escalated and became physical. Robert Tackett then assaulted Lisa with a firearm. She was transported to a medical facility for treatment and currently is in stable condition

The investigation is continuing at this time.