Officer involved shooting in Florence

FLORENCE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police shot a man who officers say refused to put down a rifle in Florence Thursday morning.

Florence police say the man ran from officers this morning, and when they caught up with him he was holding the gun.  Police say when he wouldn’t drop the gun, an officer shot the man in the leg. The man was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The officer is now on paid leave.

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