Brooksville, KY. (August 31st, 2020) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 6 in Dry Ridge, received a request for assistance from Bracken County Dispatch at approximately 1:20 AM, after two deceased males were located at the 1st Stop Gas Station in Brooksville.
The preliminary investigation revealed a passenger vehicle, occupied by an adult female driver and an adult male passenger, parked at the 200 block of Frankfort Street. Another adult male approached the passenger vehicle, fired several rounds from a handgun, striking the male in the passenger seat. The approaching male then pointed and fired the handgun at himself. Both males were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Bracken County Coroner; the female was not injured.
Two autopsies are scheduled tomorrow in Frankfort, KY, to identify the two deceased males. KSP detectives are actively working to determine a cause surrounding the incident; no additional information is available for release at this time. As the investigation continues, more information may be available for release. Anyone with information surrounding the incident is encouraged to contact Kentucky State Police at 859-428-1212
Detective Chris Lairson is leading the ongoing investigation. He was assisted on scene by Bracken County Coroner, Bracken County Sheriff’s Office, Bracken County EMS, Bracken County Fire Department, and Campbell County Police.
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