UPDATE: New details in Laurel County double shooting

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LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office has identified two men who deputies say were shot Thursday morning. It says 57-year-old Ralph T. Boggs and 57-year-old Garrett Turner,  both of London, were taken to U.K. Hospital in Lexington in serious condition.

Deputies accuse 28-year-old Landon Collins of shooting the men. They say he was in his ex-girlfriend’s trailer on Locust Grove Road when her father (Boggs) and Turner showed up. The sheriff’s office says there was an altercation that ended with both men shot.

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Deputies say Boggs was shot in the head, and Turner was shot in the stomach. The sheriff’s office says a 9mm pistol was found in the front yard. It says after the shooting, Collins waited by the road for deputies to arrive.

Collins has been charged with 2 counts of criminal attempt to commit murder, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and one count of receiving stolen property.

The sheriff’s office says a Lexus that had been reported stolen was found in front of the home. They say 37-year-old Richard Bowling of Lexington later turned himself in. He’s charged with receiving stolen property. Deputies say Bowling was also wanted on felony theft charges in Indiana.