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One dead following trooper-involved shooting in Grant County, KSP investigating

The shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3.
The shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3.(WGEM)
Published: Nov. 4, 2021 at 10:04 AM EDT
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (WXIX) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a deadly trooper-involved shooting in Grant County.

According to KSP, the shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3.

The KSP Critical Incident Response Team responded to the scene but said the investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

KSP said a male suspect was transported to the St. Elizabeth Grant Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The man killed in the shooting was identified as Gary Bressler, 48, of Williamstown, according to KSP.

The two troopers involved in the shooting were not injured. KSP says they were placed on administrative leave.

The investigation is ongoing.

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