Police Release Calloway Shooting Victim's Name
By West Kentucky Star Staff
DEXTER - Kentucky State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Calloway County.

According to Kentucky State Police Post 1, detectives responded to the Dexter community after learning of the incident at about 1:30 pm on Saturday. 

In a press release, troopers say a Calloway County Sheriff's Deputy and a Murray Police Officer responded to Radio Road in the Dexter community because someone reported a suspicious person. 

State Police say there was an altercation with a man, and he was fatally shot. Neither officer was injured. 

The man has been identified as 42-year-old John D. Hale of Almo.

The Kentucky State Police Critical Incident Response Team is awaiting the results of an autopsy conducted in Madisonville Sunday.

Further details surrounding the incident, along with the names of the officers involved, will not be released at this time due to the continuing investigation.

Published 02:15 PM, Sunday Nov. 03, 2019
Updated 06:01 PM, Monday Nov. 04, 2019



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