Domestic violence call turns into fatal officer involved shooting in Carter County, KY

Kentucky State Police responded to a call on US 60 near Olive Hill, Kentucky with Carter County Sheriff's Deputies. According to troopers, the call came in as a domestic violence incident involving a fire arm Wednesday night.

When officers arrived on scene, they attempted to contact the male inside the home on the phone and through a PA system. Troopers and deputies saw the male with a handgun assaulting a female resident. The male then fired the handgun through a window toward officers. That is when we're told a Kentucky State Trooper fired one shot at the male, killing him.

The female victim was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained during the domestic assault. No officers were injured.

The man's name is not being released at this time pending family notification.

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