A shooting in Kentucky was reported on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. A Madison County Sheriff’s deputy was shot while during an attempted warrant service. According to WLKY News, a television station out of Louisville, a local judge confirmed that a shooting had taken place.
The deputy executive judge told reporters that the deputy was attending a county appreciation picnic prior to serving the warrant.
The deputy initiated a traffic stop on Arthur Jackson Lane, and a person from the stopped vehicle managed to escape on foot. He and the deputy exchanged gunfire at the suspect’s home. The shooting took place in the front yard. Several emergency response vehicles arrived on the scene.
The deputy was transported to the University of Kentucky (UK) Hospital in Louisville. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The deputy’s name has not been released.
When the Madison County coroner arrived at the scene, the alleged suspect was declared dead at the scene.
Guardian Liberty Voice will provide updates when they become available.
UPDATE: At 5:03 p.m. EDT, WLKY News reported the investigation is still under way. There is a large number of police and other state and local agencies still present on the scene.
By Gichele Cocrelle
Edited by Cathy Milne
WLKY News: Madison County Deputy Sheriff’s Deputy Shot While Serving Warrant
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