PLANO, Ky. (April 18, 2023) — The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) has been requested by KSP Post 3 in Bowling Green to investigate a trooper-involved shooting that occurred on April 17th, 2023, at approximately 4:15 p.m. CST in Warren County. The CIRT arrived on the scene and began an investigation into the incident.
A male subject was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Warren County Coroner.
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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