Police investigating deadly shooting involving deputy jailer


Police have released the names in a deadly shooting in Magoffin County.

They say Johnathan Watkins shot Deputy Jailer Albert Bloomfield.

We're told the shooting happened Sunday afternoon near downtown Salyersville.

Watkins is currently held at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.


Police are investigating after they say a man shot and killed a Magoffin County Deputy Jailer.

It happened Sunday afternoon near downtown Salyersville.

Police have not released any names at this time.

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