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One dead in Wolfe Co. officer-involved shooting

WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police say that one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Hazel Green.

They say that a trooper was assisting officers in serving a search warrant at a home on Blakenship Road and that shots were fired.

KSP said that officers were inside the home talking to the people when a man in the home retrieved a firearm. They say that the man failed to comply with the trooper’s command to drop the firearm.

KSP told LEX 18 that officers fired, killing the person. He has been identified by the Wolfe County Coroner as 35-year-old Stephen D. Sloan.

It happened just before 10 a.m.


Bridgett Howard

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