Murder suspect arrested after Ashland shooting

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ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man is dead after being shot and the suspect is now behind bars.

Ashland Police say Lawrence McCoy was shot and killed a little after 9 Tuesday night in the 3000 block of Central Ave.

The suspect, James Reed of Ironton, was arrested about 3:15 Wednesday morning. Ashland Police say Reed was arrested at a home just outside of Ironton.

Reed is being held in the Lawrence County, Ohio jail.

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