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Suspect killed, deputy shot in Knox County


KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police are trying to figure out exactly what led to the shooting that left a deputy injured and another man dead.

Hazel Hibbard said her boyfriend, Jeffrey Frump came home Monday night very upset.

"I ain't never seen him that way before," she said.

Hibbard says she went outside to call 911 and Frump locked her out. Deputy Brian Hensley from the Knox County Sheriff's Office showed up a few minutes later.

"He was hollering at Jeff. he said, 'Jeff you got to open this door or I'm going to to come in. He had his blackjack in his hand,' That's all I seen until the shots started firing and he jerked his gun out and started firing back," said Hibbard.

Police say Frump shot at Hensley from behind a couch. They say Hensley was hit, jumped from the porch, and shot Frump after he came outside and pointed the gun again.

"Officer fell off the porch rail and hollered at me, he said, 'Ma'am I need you to call 911 because there's a officer down. I been hit,' and he was screaming and next i know it got real quiet," said Hibbard.

Hensley was rushed to UK Hospital. Frump died at the scene.


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