Paducah, KY (May 25, 2018) – Lieutenant Ezra Stout with the Kentucky State Police Critical Incident Response Team presented a case today to the McCracken County Grand Jury.
The case involved Detective Kyle Seratt, and Detective Ryan Norman, of the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department in which Thomas Myers, Sr. was shot. After months of investigation, the case was presented and the Grand Jury voted a no true bill. They Grand Jury did not find sufficient evidence that a criminal act occurred from either deputy.
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Editor’s Note: Original release below
Kentucky State Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting
LONE OAK, Ky. (November 3, 2017) – Investigators with the Kentucky State Police are on the scene of a shooting in McCracken County. On November 3, 2017, at approximately 3:49 p.m., Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department arrived at a residence in the 200 block of North Concord Avenue in Lone Oak to serve a felony arrest warrant on Thomas D. Myers, age 31, of Paducah, Kentucky. While at the residence, shots were fired and Mr. Myers was injured. The Kentucky State Police were notified and responded for the purpose of investigation. Detectives with KSP Post 1 as well as the KSP Critical Incident Response Team are conducting the investigation.
Preliminary Investigation has shown that Detectives made contact with a female at the residence, who led them to Mr. Myers inside the residence. Upon locating him in a room, Myers was armed with a weapon. One of the detectives fired, striking Myers.
First aid was rendered by the deputies until the arrival of EMS. Myers was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. He is currently listed in stable condition.
The investigation is continuing by Lieutenant Ezra Stout. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.