Frankfort, KY. (January 27, 2021) – As a result of the ongoing investigation, the individual has been identified as Travis Green Jr., 20 years old of Sellersburg, IN.
Green has been charged by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office with Receiving Stolen Property Under $10,000 and Criminal Mischief, 1st Degree. He has also been charged by the Simpsonville Police Department with Wanton Endangerment, 1st Degree-Police Officer, Giving Officer False Identifying Information and Criminal Mischief, 3rd Degree.
Original press release below:
Simpsonville, KY. (January 15, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police, Frankfort Post is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred just before 6:00 am, on Citizens Boulevard in Simpsonville.
The initial investigation indicates the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Simpsonville Police Department were conducting extra patrol due to recent vehicle thefts and break-ins. While in the area, a deputy approached a suspicious vehicle on foot and as a result of the encounter, shots were fired, wounding the driver. The individual was transported by Shelby County EMS to the University of Louisville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
No law enforcement officers were injured during the incident and the identity of the individual is not available at this time.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 12 and the Critical Incident Response Team.
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