Two people dead after police pursuit and shooting in Oldham County – Courier Journal
Kentucky State Police Trooper Steven Dykes updates the media on what happened at the shooting that left two dead. Louisville Courier Journal
Two people are dead following a multicounty police pursuit and shooting Monday that ended in Oldham County.
A man and a woman were killed following a chase of approximately 20 miles, according to Kentucky State Police Trooper Steven Dykes.
Around 3:30 p.m., state police received a call from a person in Gallatin County, about 60 miles northeast of Jefferson County.
That caller said they saw someone in distress in a car and a possible weapon, Dykes said.
When police attempted to pull over the car near the Carroll-Henry county line, it didn’t stop, leading them about 20 miles to the pursuit’s end on exit ramp 14 of southbound Interstate 71, Dykes said.
KSP is handling the investigation as a police shooting, Dykes said, though he did not have details on how exactly the unidentified man and woman were shot.
No officers were injured.
The exit is expected to remain closed into the night Monday as police investigate.
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