Kentucky State Police: Person killed, trooper injured in Perry County shooting

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PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT) - Kentucky State Police say one person is dead ,and a trooper was injured following a Monday night shooting in Perry County.

Source: MGN

Troopers tell WYMT authorities were serving a search warrant near School Hull Road in the Bonnyman community when they encountered people acting suspiciously.

Law enforcement and one person in the group would eventually exchange gunfire.

"They gave them instructions for the individual to drop the firearm at which time there was an exchange of gunfire," Tpr. Jody Sims said. "One of the troopers there was wounded by gunfire, and then the individual there at the residence was pronounced deceased."

Kentucky State Police has yet to identify the person killed or the trooper injured. The trooper was taken to a nearby hospital to receive treatment.

Troopers have not announced any arrests related to the case.



 
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