Neighbor Charged With Attempted Murder Following Dispute

Posted On August 26, 2014
Patrick Ford Boone County Sheriff's Office

Patrick Ford
Boone County Sheriff’s Office

(Burlington, Ky.) – A neighbor dispute may have led to a man being shot three times in Burlington Monday night.

Boone County Sheriff’s investigators say the victim, 39-year-old Ricky Borchers, was found around 8:30 p.m. on the 1700 block of Hunters Trace Road. He had been shot in his hand, torso, and leg.

Borchers was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. He has been released from the hospital.

Police detained and questioned a neighbor, Patrick Ford. Sheriff’s office spokesman Tom Scheben announced Tuesday morning that Ford, 74, has been charged with Attempted Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence.