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KSP Ongoing Investigation: Three People Shot during a Physical Altercation in Todd County, Kentucky were Arrested after Release from Hospitals

ALLEGRE, KY – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that on Sunday, November 12, 2023, at approximately 2:45 p.m. CT, KSP Post 2 was contacted about a shooting that occurred on an easement near Pilot Rock Road in Todd County.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Paul J. Vangotum 47, of Pembroke, was involved in a physical altercation with Charles L. Segers 75, of Elkton, Christopher L. Segers 51, of Elkton, and Clayton C. Segers 18, of Sharon Grove regarding a property dispute.

During the altercation, Paul J. Vangotum discharged his firearm striking all three.

Charles L. Segers was transported to Jennie Stuart where he has since been released with non-life-threatening injuries.

Christopher L. Segers was life-flighted to Vanderbilt where he has since been released with non-life-threatening injuries.

Clayton C. Segers was life-flighted to Skyline where he has since been released with non-life-threatening injuries.

Paul J. Vangotum was also transported to Jennie Stuart where he was released with non-life-threatening injuries.

Individuals arrested were:

Charles L. Segers, charged with:

  • Trespassing
  • Assault 4th degree
  • Terroristic threatening
  • Wanton endangerment 1st degree

Christopher L. Segers, charged with:

  • Trespassing
  • Assault 4th degree
  • Terroristic threatening
  • Wanton endangerment 1st degree

Clayton C. Segers, charged with:

  • Trespassing
  • Assault 4th degree
  • Wanton endangerment 1st degree

KSP was assisted on scene by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Todd County Sheriff’s Office, Todd County EMS, and PHI Air Ambulance.

This investigation is ongoing by the Kentucky State Police.

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