GEORGETOWN, Ky. (May 22, 2023) — The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) has been requested by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred on May 22, 2023, at approximately 4:50 p.m. EST in Scott County. KSP’s CIRT arrived on the scene and has opened an investigation into the incident.
Scott County Deputy Sheriff Caleb Conley was shot on scene and transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.
KSP has statewide jurisdiction and investigates officer-involved shootings throughout the Commonwealth as requested by local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. KSP is committed to being transparent while ensuring the integrity of the investigation. To protect the integrity of an ongoing investigation, it is KSP’s standard operating procedure not to release specific details until vital witnesses have been interviewed and pertinent facts gathered. Timelines to complete investigations vary based on the complexity of the case.
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