UPDATE: Suspect shot during burglary has died

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UPDATE: (01/11/19 3:15 P.M.)

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says William Auxier, the suspect who was shot during a reported burglary has died.

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BRONSTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Bronston, Kentucky man is shot during a burglary.

Sheriff Greg Speck says the suspect was shot while burglarizing an outbuilding early Tuesday morning.



Deputies were dispatched to a building near a residence on Rocky Point Road just before 5 a.m. Friday where they discovered a male suspect suffering a gunshot wound to the head.

According to the landowner, he discovered 39-year-old William Thomas Auxier burglarizing an outbuilding on the property.

A physical altercation between the two men led to the suspect being shot.

Auxier was treated at the scene and transported to the Bronston Fire Department where he was airlifted to UK Medical Center by Air Methods.

No charges have been filed.

The investigation is ongoing.