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KSP investigating officer-involved shooting in Marion Co.

By Tpr. Nick Hale

Lebanon, Ky. The Kentucky State Police (KSP) has been requested by Marion County dispatch to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 1:29 pm EST on Thursday, November 4, 2021 in Marion County.

At the request of the Marion County Sheriff's Office, KSP's Critical Incident Response Team arrived on scene and the investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

A male suspect was transported by Air Evac to UK Healthcare Hospital in Lexington, and remains in critical condition. A Marion County Deputy was transported to Spring View Hospital in Lebanon, and is in stable condition.

KSP has statewide jurisdiction and investigates officer-involved shootings throughout the commonwealth as requested by local law enforcement agencies. KSP is committed to being transparent while ensuring the integrity of the investigation. To protect the integrity of an ongoing investigation, it is KSP standard operating procedure not to release specific details until vital witnesses have been interviewed and pertinent facts gathered. Timelines to complete investigations vary based on the complexity of the case.

This story was posted on 2021-11-05 07:29:36
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