Kentucky State Police Investigates Officer-Involved Shooting in Garrard County
Lancaster, KY. (December 27, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP), Richmond Post, has been requested by the Garrard County Police Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 26 in Garrard County.
KSP Post 7 Troopers and Detectives responded to the scene on Herrington Way in Garrard Co. The subject was transported to University of Kentucky Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
KSP Post 7 is conducting the ongoing investigation. The Garrard County Police Department, Lancaster Police Department and Garrard County EMS assisted KSP at the scene.
KSP has statewide jurisdiction and investigates officer-involved shootings throughout the commonwealth as requested by local 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 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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