Man arrested for Mother’s Day shooting || On the run, found in Montgomery County

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SALYERSVILLE - Magoffin County Sheriff's Office officials confirmed Wednesday that the shooting suspect in a Mother's Day shooting was arrested Tuesday night in Montgomery County.

Carl Fletcher, 62 of Salyersville, is accused of shooting Mary Risner at her home on Back Branch on Mother's Day and has allegedly been on the run since the incident.
Police say Risner was renting a room to Fletcher at the time and she had asked him to leave.

He is charged with assault and wanton endangerment and is being held at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.