KSP: Man dies in officer-involved shooting in Hebron

KSP: Man dies in officer-involved shooting in Hebron
A man died in an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Hebron, KY, Kentucky State Police said. (Source: WLBT)

HEBRON, Ky. (FOX19) - Kentucky State Police (KSP) confirm that a man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Hebron Saturday morning.

Troopers say they were contacted by Boone County 911 around call 4:30 a.m. for an officer-involved shooting in the 1800 block of Petersburg Road.

A news release says Boone County sheriff’s deputies had several encounters with a man who eluded them several times Saturday morning.

Deputies got information that the male suspect was at Petersburg Road, troopers said.

They made contact with the man who waved a knife and charged at deputies, the release said.

A deputy fired and injured the man who was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence where he later died, troopers said.

State police are processing the evidence, and an autopsy will be conducted Sunday, troopers said.

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