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Man Shot by Police Behind High School in Hardin County

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Hardin County, KY -

A man was shot and killed by police behind a high school this afternoon in Hardin County. 

Kentucky State Police say a man who who had murdered his wife earlier in the day went to John Hardin High School to pick up his child and was confronted by police, while sitting in a van. The murder suspect was then shot and killed by troopers.

As a result, three schools, John Hardin High, Bluegrass Middle and New Highland Elementary, were placed on lockdown. The lockdown was lifted at 1:45.

 No one else was harmed during the incident. 

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