A Suspect Is Dead And Deputy Hospitalized

Sep 12, 2018

Kentucky troopers say a sheriff's deputy was shot at a rest stop, and the suspected shooter was killed.

Trooper Bernie Napier confirmed that a Scott County sheriff's deputy was responding to a complaint just after 11:00 Tuesday night and was shot as he approached the suspect's car. Napier says the suspect; who has been identified as 57-year old Edward Reynolds of Florida, exited the vehicle before firing. Reynolds was killed during an exchange of gunfire. The timeline of the shots fired has not been released.

The deputy has been hospitalized and is out of surgery in stable condition.