UPDATE -- Name of deceased released in Harlan County officer involved shooting


Harlan, County, KY - On August 12, 2016 Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan is releasing the name of the deceased individual involved in the officer involved shooting.

Mark Sawaf, 39, of Harlan was pronounced deceased from a gunshot wound.

Personnel from KSP Hazardous Devices, KSP Post 10, ATF, Lexington Police Department Hazardous Devices Unit, and Lexington Fire Department Arson Investigation Unit were in Harlan, KY on August 12, 2016 doing a follow up investigation involving explosives found in Harlan, KY earlier this year.

Due to safety concerns for the public, members from these agencies were lead to locate several other explosive devices.

More information will be released as the investigation continues.

Link to original release below:

Officer involved fatal shooting in Harlan County


 

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