Christopher S. Cargle, 25, went into the Harlan Police Department and told police dispatcher Nathaniel Kilburn that the Harlan County Sheriff's Department had an arrest warrant on him.
Kilburn contacted sheriff's deputy Jayson Howard and told him Cargle was at the office. Howard arrived at the police department and took Cargle into custody without incident.
The charge contained in the indictment warrant against Cargle is first-degree assault.
According to the indictment, it is alleged that on June 16, Cargle wantonly engaged in conduct which created a risk of death to another person by shooting Timothy Cottrell with a handgun, causing serious injury to Cottrell.
First-degree assault is a Class B felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison if convicted.
Kentucky State Police trooper Robert Farley conducted the original investigation against Cargle.
Cargle was transported by Howard to the Harlan County Detention Center, where he remains lodged under a $25,000 full cash bond.
In other police action, the Kentucky State Police arrested Clofus Castle, 75, Stoney Fork, on Monday and charged him with first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree criminal abuse.
According to the citation written by trooper James Earl Hensley, Castle was found in the act of having sexual contact with a female who is mentally ill and disabled. Castle also admitted to the crimes, according to the citation.
First-degree sexual abuse is a Class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison, and first-degree criminal abuse is a Class C felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. If convicted, Castle could be incarcerated for a total of15 years.
Castle was taken to the detention center, where he remains in custody on a $5,000 full cash bond.