Trooper Involved in Bell County Shooting

A Bell County man is dead after a stand-off with police.

It happened yesterday in Pineville

Police say 78-year-old Errol Turner was threatening a neighbor with a shotgun after an altercation.

Police were called and when they arrived Turner fired at state troopers.

That's when Police say Trooper Jeremy Lee, Trooper George Howard and Lieutenant P.J. Burnett returned fire, killing Turner.

Police say pursuant to KSP policy, all three officers will be on administrative duty pending an internal investigation.

The incident remains under investigation.


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