Man arrested after chasing down juvenile, shooting juvenile twice

An Adair County man has been arrested after chasing down and shooting a juvenile.

Wednesday afternoon at approximately 4:45, Kentucky State Police responded to Gentry Mill Road, about 10 miles east of Columbia, where a juvenile had been shot while driving an ATV on the roadway.

State police said its preliminary investigation showed that 45-year-old Jamey Neat, of Columbia, pursued the juvenile as he drove the ATV, and shot at and struck the juvenile in the back and leg.

The victim was transported to TJ Samson Community Hospital where he was treated and released.

Neat was arrested and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and second-degree assault and lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail. He is no longer listed as an inmate.

The incident remains under investigation.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

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