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Troopers: Man shot and killed by Nicholasville officers was armed

A man was fatally shot by police in Nicholasville early Thursday morning (WKYT).
A man was fatally shot by police in Nicholasville early Thursday morning (WKYT).(WKYT)
Published: Aug. 22, 2019 at 3:54 AM EDT
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One person was shot and killed by police in Nicholasville Wednesday night.

The shooting happened at an apartment complex on Beauford Place, off Main Street, around 11:30 p.m.

Kentucky State Police said Nicholasville officers were dispatched to the home for a report of a domestic dispute. While inside the home, troopers said police were confronted, resulting in the shooting.

Jessamine County Coroner Michael Hughes said the person killed was 27-year-old James Crowe. Crowe lived at the apartments where the shooting took place.

Troopers say Crowe was armed when police shot him.

Kentucky State Police is leading the investigation.

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