Shepherdsville police shoot man; state police investigating

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Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died in a parking lot next to a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College.

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police in Elizabethtown are investigating after Shepherdsville officers shot a suspect Friday evening.

According to an account by state police, officers responded at about 5 p.m. to a complaint of a suicidal man armed with a gun and standing in a field. The officers tried negotiating with Christopher Lindsey, but after several minutes, Lindsey pointed his weapon at them. The officers fired, striking Lindsey in the abdomen.

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He was transported to the University Of Louisville hospital where he was listed in serious but stable condition Saturday.

Lindsey is charged with six counts of wanton endangerment of a police officer.

State police did not immediately release information about the race of the officers or the suspect, nor did they release the officers’ names.

The case is under investigation.