Kentucky police investigate officer-involved shooting of armed, suicidal man

Published 10:12 am Monday, October 24, 2022

Kentucky State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Saturday.

State police said Nicholasville police responded to a report of a suicidal person at a residence in the city and upon arrival, officers were confronted by an armed person.

The shooting occurred just before 1:30 p.m. in Jessamine County, police said.

The injured man, who was not identified, was transported to a local hospital for treatment, police said.

Kentucky State Police have statewide jurisdiction and investigate officer-involved shootings throughout the Commonwealth as requested by local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.