Elkhorn City, KY. (May 24, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post received a 911 call on Monday, May 23, 2022, regarding a shooting in Pike County.
KSP investigators responded to a residence on Elkhorn Creek and discovered two males had been shot. The initial investigation indicated a domestic altercation between Cody Cantrell and his father resulted in an altercation between brothers Cody Cantrell and Adam Cantrell. Adam Cantrell suffered a fatal gunshot wound. Cody Cantrell fled the scene, where a short time later, he was located and arrested by KSP Troopers. Cody Cantrell sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound during the altercation with his brother, and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Cody Cantrell, 36 years old, of Elkhorn City was arrested and charged with one count of Murder (Domestic Violence) and one count of Assault 4th Degree Domestic Violence (Minor Injury).
Detective Ryan Hamilton is leading the investigation. He was assisted on scene by KSP personnel and Lifeguard Ambulance Service.
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