Murder Investigation

Nov 14, 2012 10:05 AM

Marion County Deputy Killed, Man Charged With Murder

Kentucky State Police say Dewayne Shipp has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Anthony Rakes, 31.

Investigators say Shipp shot Rakes during a traffic stop along US-68 early Wednesday morning. Officers arrested Shipp a short time later near Campbellsville.

Police say Shipp was taken to a Louisville hospital for treatment of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg. It remains unclear when he wounded himself.

An autopsy is planned for Rakes later Wednesday.

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