Jail releases name of man accused of killing Scott Co. deputy
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) — The name of the suspect accused of killing a Scott County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been released.
Steven Sheangshang allegedly shot and killed Deputy Caleb Conley on I-75 Monday around 5 p.m. during a routine traffic stop.
Deputies told ABC 36 Sheangshang fled the scene after the shooting but was arrested a short time later.
Sheangshang is also connected to a shooting and car theft at Rose & Jims on Georgetown Road in Lexington, according to the jail’s public information officer Maj. Matt LeMonds.
The bar, in a Facebook post, says a “long time friend and resident” Dave was shot after a “violent” carjacking and is in surgery.
Sheangshang is charged with murder of a police officer, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, burglary, theft of an automobile, wanton endangerment and fleeing/evading police in Scott County; and assault, robbery, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, tampering with physical evidence and two counts of burglary in Fayette County.
He’s booked at the Fayette County Detention Center.
This is a developing story. Stick with ABC 36 for updates