ADOLPHUS, KY — The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that the Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) has been requested by KSP Post 3, Bowling Green to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 at approximately 5:10 p.m. CST on New Buck Creek Road in Allen County.
The officers were attempting to locate a subject involved in a vehicle pursuit in Simpson County at approximately 12:30 a.m. CST on Saturday, October 7th., 2023.
The CIRT arrived on the scene and began an investigation into the incident.
A male subject was pronounced deceased at the the scene by the Allen County Coroner.
A Simpson County Sheriff’s Deputy was transported to a hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries, and is in stable condition.
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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