BREAKING: Officer Involved Shooting in Lincoln County, Kentucky

CRAB ORCHARD, KY – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that KSP Post 7, Richmond Troopers have been requested by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, April 1, 2023, just before3:30 P.M. EST on Denny Road in Lincoln County.

KSP Post 7, Richmond Troopers and Detectives responded to the scene.

A male subject was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

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.

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