KSP: Man fatally shot by trooper in Morehead

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WTVQ/Matt Groves

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say a man was fatally shot by a trooper attempting to serve a warrant on Wednesday.

They say the trooper went to a home on Old Hilda Road in Morehead at about 8:30 p.m. to serve the arrest warrant on 22-year-old Matthew Brewer.

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Police say Brewer was outside and, as he was going into the house, he pointed a gun at the trooper, who fired at Brewer and killed him.

State police say they are investigating.