KSP: One dead in officer-involved shooting in Barren County

CAVE CITY, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning in Barren County.

According to a release by KSP, KSP detectives and KSP’s critical incident response team have arrived on the scene at the request of Barren County Sheriff’s Office. KSP states the investigation remains ongoing.

A male suspect was pronounced dead by the Barren County Coroner’s Office, according to authorities. An autopsy has been scheduled at the state medical examiner’s office in Louisville.

KSP stated no officers or members of the community were injured during this incident.