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Lincoln man fatally shot; police searching for shooter

A Lincoln County man was fatally shot early Tuesday morning; police are still searching for the shooter.

Ryan Scott Livengood, 23, was pronounced dead by an emergency room doctor at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center at 1:33 a.m. Tuesday, Boyle County Coroner Dr. Don Hamner said.

An autopsy performed Tuesday confirmed that cause of death was a single gunshot wound to the chest, Hamner said.

Trooper Billy Gregory with Kentucky State Police said the shooting occurred around 1 a.m. in the area of Isaiah Henry Road in Hustonville.

Gregory said KSP is still investigating the shooting and attempting to identify and locate the shooter. He said Tuesday morning there were no further details about the shooter available.