A Nicholasville man pleaded not guilty in Jessamine District Court on Monday in connection with a shooting that occurred last Tuesday.
Mark Peel, 27, of 208 Jessamine Avenue, is charged in connection with the shooting of Mathew Cobb, 29, during an altercation on Miles Road on March 14.
The incident happened at about 7:10 p.m. when police received a call from Peel, who called them after he left the scene of the shooting, according to Nicholasville Police. When police arrived, they found Cobb lying on the side of the road.
Police questioned Peel, who told them that the altercation had occurred in his truck, and that he had only been attempting to defend himself. Police arrested Peel, who was transported to the Jessamine County Dention Center.