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Police: Officer fatally shoots armed man in confrontation

August 22, 2019

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say an officer responding to a domestic dispute at a central Kentucky apartment complex has fatally shot an armed man during a confrontation.

Kentucky State Police said in a statement that the Nicholasville Police Department responded to the scene late Wednesday and shots were fired when the armed man confronted the officer. Police say the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jessamine County Coroner Michael Hughes identified the dead man as 27-year-old James Crowe, who lived at the apartment complex.

Kentucky State Police are investigating circumstances around the shooting.

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