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Woman Killed In Confrontation With Police In Carter County

Posted at 9:46 AM, Mar 03, 2019

CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A woman was killed early Saturday in an officer-involved shooting in Carter County, according to authorities.

Kentucky State Police said troopers originally were called out late Friday night to a home on Damron Mayo Road to a report of a fight between the woman and a family member.

By the time police arrived, the woman had left the scene.

However, she reportedly returned just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday, and police were informed that she might have a gun, officials said.

Authorities say the woman confronted troopers outside and at some point was fatally shot.

Officials have not identified the woman or the troopers involved in the case.

The case remains under investigation.