KSP investigates fatal trooper-involved shooting

McDOWELL, Ky. — Kentucky State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Floyd County.
It happened Thursday morning near McDowell.

Few details have been released, but police said the incident involved a state trooper who shot and killed a man. The man’s identity has not been released.

\KSP’s standard operating procedures when investigating officer-involved shootings is not to release any additional information until all witnesses have been interviewed and relevant facts have been gathered, in order to protect the integrity of the investigation.