Authorities: Kentucky officer shot man during welfare check

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UPDATE: Man who shot at trooper arrested by KSP

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Authorities in Kentucky say an officer shot and injured a man while checking on a barricaded person.

News outlets report Breckinridge County Sheriff’s deputies and Kentucky State Police troopers went to a home Thursday evening to conduct a welfare check on a report of a barricaded person. State Police public information officer Scotty Sharp told news outlets it was the second call made from the home that day. He said officers encountered a man in the home, and an officer fired. Police didn’t offer details on the circumstances leading to the shooting.

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Sharp said the man was taken to the hospital in critical condition. No officers were injured.