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Armed man shot and killed by Laurel County sheriff's deputy, officials investigating

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Posted at 4:23 PM, May 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-31 17:30:36-04

LONDON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials are investigating a deadly shooting in Laurel County involving a sheriff's deputy.

The coroner's office tells us the shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. on Taylor Bridge Road in London. A 46-year-old man was in an argument with a family member, and when deputies showed up, he came outside waving a gun. That's when the coroner says a deputy shot and killed him.

The shooting is under investigation.