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KSP Charges Jeffersontown Man With Attempted Murder

Date of News Release: 03/10/2015

(FRANKFORT, Ky.) - On March 09, 2015 at approximately 5:20 pm, Kentucky State Police arrested a Jeffersontown man on charges of Attempted Murder and Terroristic Threatening of two Spenser County women.

Mikel S. Tyler, age 39, of Jeffersontown, KY, was arrested after Taylorsville Police Department received a complaint of threats against a Taylorsville woman and her daughter resulting from a domestic dispute.

Kentucky State Police arrested Mikel Tyler and charged him with Terroristic Threatening (3 counts) and Attempted Murder-Domestic Violence. Tyler was heavily armed at the time of the incident.

Kentucky State Police were assisted at the scene by Taylorsville Police Department.

The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort.

Kentucky State Police Post 12, Frankfort provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.

For any questions, please contact investigating Detective Luke Vanhoose or Trooper Kendra Wilson, Public Affairs Officer, at (502) 227-2221.