Fatal Trooper-Involved Shooting in Harlan County, Kentucky

TEETERSVILLE, KY The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) has been requested by KSP Post 10 in Harlan to investigate a trooper-involved shooting that occurred on March 2, 2024, at approximately10:14 p.m. EDT.

KSP CIRT arrived on the scene and began an investigation into the incident.

A male subject was pronounced deceased by the Harlan County Coroner inside a residence within the Teetersville community.

No other injuries were reported.

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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