Woman shot by police after officers found 3 bodies at home

WILLIAMSBURG, Kentucky. – Police in southeastern Kentucky say officers shot a woman waving a gun after she allegedly killed her husband and two daughters in their home.

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell says officers were called to the home of Larry and Courtney Taylor from Friday night into Saturday after a relative went there to check on the family.

Harrell told The Lexington Herald-Leader that the 41-year-old Courtney Taylor pointed a gun at two deputies who arrived at the house. One of the deputies shot her. She was transferred to the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Her condition was not known Saturday afternoon.

The police found three people dead in the house: Larry Taylor, 51; and the couple’s two teenage daughters.

Harrell says she was dead for several hours before they are found.

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