Maysville, KY. (April 13, 2021) – On Monday, March 29, 2021 at approximately 4:30 PM EST the Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 8 was requested by the Fleming County Sheriff’s Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Mason County.
At this time, KSP has conducted interviews of vital witnesses and officers, and can release the names and ages of those involved in the incident.
The male operator of the vehicle has been identified as Terry Darnell Jackson, age 48.
The officer-involved is Deputy Justin Conley, age 27, a 5-year veteran of the Fleming County Sheriff’s Department. Deputy Conley has been placed on administrative leave per the department’s policies and procedures.
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 ongoing investigations, it is KSP policy to not release any further details until the investigation has been completed. Timelines to complete investigations vary based on the complexity of the case.
Original News Release below:
Maysville, KY. (March 31, 2021) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP), Post 8, Morehead is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Monday, March 29 in Mason County.
At approximately 4:30 pm, a Fleming County Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle in which a male operator and female passenger appeared to be involved in a physical domestic violence altercation. The male subject exited the vehicle which led to a foot pursuit. Upon catching the subject, the deputy and subject became involved in a physical struggle resulting in the deputy discharging his agency issued firearm striking the male subject. The subject was air lifted to the University of Cincinnati Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. The deputy was transported to Meadowview Regional Hospital where he was treated and released.
At the request of the Fleming County Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead is conducting an investigation into the incident. KSP has statewide jurisdiction and investigates officer-involved shootings throughout the commonwealth as requested by local law enforcement agencies. To protect the integrity of an ongoing investigation, it is KSP policy not to release any additional 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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