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Officer fatally shoots man in Nicholasville

Posted: 4:48 AM, Aug 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-22 17:49:53-04

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — An investigation is underway in Jessamine County after police fatally shot a man Wednesday night.

Authorities said the shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. on Beauford Place in Nicholasville.

The Jessamine County coroner said a 27-year-old James Crowe was killed.

Officials tell LEX 18 that the Kentucky State Police's Critical Response Team will handle the investigation.

Neighbors tell LEX 18 that Crowe was a quiet man who normally wouldn't stir up trouble.

Check back with LEX18.com for more information as this story develops.