Woman killed in Carter County officer involved shooting

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CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)-A woman was killed late Friday night in an officer involved shooting in Carter County.

Troopers say around 11:30 p.m. they were responding to a call about a physical fight on Damron Mayo Road involving a woman and a family member.

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Troopers say they couldn’t find the accused woman because she had run off.

About two hours later, troopers say they learned the woman was possibly back at the home, with a gun.

They say when they went back to the home, the suspect confronted them. Troopers fired shots.



The woman was pronounced dead because of the shooting.

KSP says right now it’s not releasing the name of the suspect nor the troopers’ names, but an investigation is underway.