KSP Investigates Officer-Involved Shooting in Boone County

Hebron, KY. (June 27, 2020) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 6 in Dry Ridge, was contacted by Boone County 911 just after 4:30 a.m. this morning about an officer-involved shooting. The incident occurred around the 1800 block of Petersburg Road in Hebron.

The preliminary investigation indicates Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies had several encounters with a male suspect who eluded from them multiple times this morning. Deputies received information the male suspect was located at Petersburg Road in Hebron, KY. Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded and made contact with the man, who brandished a knife and charged at deputies. As a result of the encounter, a deputy discharged their duty weapon, striking and injuring the man. He was transported to St. Elizabeth in Florence where he later was pronounced deceased.