More rounds of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain will be pressing through the area this evening and tonight. Numerous Flash Flood Warnings have been issued for parts of our region.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say officers shot and wounded a man who threatened them with a pistol.
Trooper Steve Pavel at the KSP post in Elizabethtown said 38-year-old Rafael Englund was taken to University Hospital in Louisville and is expected to recover.
Pavel said a woman called from her home in Hardin County, just outside of Cecelia, on Thursday night, saying her ex-husband had assaulted her.
Pavel said Englund was upset over a letter he had received about back child support.
Troopers and Hardin County Sheriff's deputies responded and talked with Englund for about 15 minutes.
Pavel said when Englund pulled a pistol from the waistband of his pants, officers fired, striking him.
Charges against Englund are pending.
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