Officer involved shooting 559

COVINGTON, KY – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that: KSP has been requested by the Covington Police Department (CPD) to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2023 at Glenway Avenue in Covington.

At the request of CPD, the Kentucky State Police Post 6 arrived on the scene and the investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

A CPD officer was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

One male subject was transported to the University of Cincinnati Hospital and pronounced deceased.

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.

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