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Kentucky deputy hospitalized after shootout; suspect killed, reports say

A Scott County Sheriff’s deputy responding to a complaint who is on holiday from the Kentucky Interstate was shot overnight Tuesday, reports said.

(Scott County Sheriff’s Office / Facebook)

A Kentucky deputy responding to a complaint on a highway rest stop overnight Tuesday, was admitted to the hospital after a shootout with the suspect, reports said.

The unknown Scott County Sheriff deputy’s condition remains unclear, Lexington station WLEX-TV reported. The suspect was reportedly killed in the exchange at the rest stop on Interstate 75 in Georgetown.

Kentucky State Police told local station WKYT-TV that the deputy was responding to a complaint, together with the federal agents.

A police investigation is underway.

This is a development of the story. Come back regularly for more information.

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