Officer-Involved Shooting in Paducah
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - An officer-involved shooting has a section of Audubon Drive in Paducah closed.

A source told West Kentucky Star that McCracken County Sheriff's Deputies were in pursuit of a man from the Hinkleville Road area after trying to serve him with arrest warrants. The pursuit reportedly ended at the man's home on Audubon Drive and shots were fired between 3:30 and 4:00 pm. 

At least one person was injured and the area is sealed off during the investigation.

Sheriff Matt Carter told West Kentucky Star he has turned the investigation over to Kentucky State Police.

Trooper Adam Jones confirmed that, "KSP detectives and a critical incident response team are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting at the intersection of Court Avenue and Audubon Drive." 

He said there was no current threat to public safety and more details will be released as soon as they are available.

Published 05:12 PM, Monday Jun. 29, 2020
Updated 06:14 AM, Tuesday Jun. 30, 2020



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