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Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting In Owsley Co.

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BOONEVILLE, Ky. (LEX18) - One man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Owsley County Wednesday night.

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. at the Booneville Homes Apartments in Booneville.

Family members tell LEX18 a man got into a fight with his girlfriend inside an apartment with his sister and two teenage children inside.

We're told the girlfriend went into another apartment and called 911.

State Police say when the sheriff's office arrived on scene, deputies encountered a suspect armed with a knife, which led to shot being fired.

The suspect was shot and killed by a deputy, police say.

So far, neither the victim nor the deputy's name have been released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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