The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred just before 4:00 pm this afternoon outside of a residence on Masters Court in Madison County.
The initial investigation indicates that the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a suicidal subject, and once deputies arrived on scene an individual armed with a firearm exited the residence. As a result of the encounter shots were fired by the deputies, and the subject was shot resulting in non-life-threatening injuries. Following the shooting the subject was transported by Madison County EMS to the University of Kentucky Hospital for treatment.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 7 Sergeant Joseph Vorbeck. He was assisted at the scene by KSP’s Critical Incident Response Team.