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Police searching for man who fired at officers

June 6, 2019

ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) — Police say they are searching for a suspect who fired at officers during a traffic stop and then fled on foot.

The Erlanger Police Department said in a Facebook post that officers are searching for the suspect, who is described as a clean-shaven white male wearing a red shirt and jeans. Police say he fled from a stopped vehicle Thursday morning, fired at officers and ran into a wooded area behind some businesses in the northern Kentucky community.

News outlets report police have closed a closed a portion of Dixie Highway and placed a library, a school and a recreation center on lockdown while the suspect is being sought.

Officers are using K9s and drones to search the area.

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