Police Involved Shooting Victim Improving

A Lexington man shot by police during a domestic disput more thank two weeks ago continues to improve at UK Hospital.

Warren Doug Rayburn's former father-in-law tells 27NewsFirst Rayburn is now out of a coma and starting to talk.

Police say Officer Matthew Jordan shot Rayburn several times on July 14th at Rayburn's home on Arbor Way when he didn't put his gun down.

Officer Jordan and the officer with him during the shooting are now on paid administrative leave.


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  • by BILL Location: ASHLAND on Jul 31, 2008 at 10:14 PM
    THATS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DONT PUT THE GUN DOWN WHEN TOLD TO DO SO BY THE POLICE. THEY ARE GOING HOME TO THERE FAMILY AT THE END OF THERE SHIFT. ITS VERY SIMPLE, PUT IT DOWN WHEN TOLD TO DO SO, OR ELSE BE IN THIS MANS SITUATION.
  • by Mr. T Location: Lexington on Jul 31, 2008 at 07:53 PM
    Police Involved Shooting "VICTIM"! Are you kidding me, this guy is far from being a Victim. WKYT you need to find a better way to word the title of this story. Perhaps Police Involved Shooting "SUSPECT" improving.

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