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One person is in custody and Kentucky State Police are searching for a second person involved in the shooting



Duty Death: Scotty Hamilton
- [Pikeville, Kentucky]

End of Service: 03/13/2018


By Mike Stunson
Lexington Herald-Leader

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A Pikeville police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday night, according to the city of Pikeville.

Scotty Hamilton had been a member of the police department since 2006 and was killed after responding to a call with Kentucky State Police in the Hurricane community around 11:30 p.m., the city said.

Hamilton leaves behind a wife and a child.

Pikeville Mayor Jimmy Carter said KSP is in charge of what they are calling an ongoing murder investigation. No other details have been announced.

One person is in custody and Kentucky State Police is using drones in its search for a second person involved in the shooting, WYMT reported.

The flag outside the Pikeville Police Department was placed at half-staff in honor of Hamilton, according to WYMT.

If you have any information regarding the incident on Tuesday night, contact the Pikeville Police Department at (606) 437-5111 or the Kentucky State Police Post 9 at (606) 433-7711.

Several law enforcement agencies, including the Frankfort Police Department, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and Carrollton Police Department took to Facebook to send their condolences.

©2018 the Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, Ky.)



Comments:
This breaks my heart!!!! The loss of our officers, whose hearts and souls are into helping the law abiding citizens. I hope this "deranged" person is caught and gets the fullest of penalty he well deserves.
Posted by noname at 3/14/2018 2:42:49 PM

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