LONDON, KY (June 1, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 11 in London has been requested by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at approximately 2:40 p.m. EST in Laurel County.
KSP Post 11 troopers and detectives responded to the scene, and the investigation into the incident remains ongoing. A subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.
KSP has statewide jurisdiction and investigates officer-involved shootings throughout the commonwealth as requested by local, state and federal 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’s 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.