Kentucky deputy, suspect both hospitalized after shooting

Published 5:45 pm Friday, November 5, 2021

A deputy and a male suspect were both hospitalized after a shooting in central Kentucky, police said.

The Kentucky State Police Critical Incident Response Team is investigating circumstances of Thursday’s shooting involving a Marion County Sheriff’s deputy, state police said in a statement. Details of the shooting weren’t released.

The suspect was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington and was in critical condition, police said. The deputy was taken to a Lebanon hospital and was in stable condition.

Police promised to share more details once witnesses are interviewed and facts gathered.