Officer-Involved Shooting in Franklin Co.


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– in Frankfort, a major roadway has been closed down due to an officer-involved shooting.

The incident happened on US 127 at Leonardwood Drive near Kroger.

The man who led officers on the chase was shot and he is now at Frankfort Regional Hospital undergoing surgery.

An officer was also injured during the incident, but not by gunfire. He is also being treated at Frankfort Regional Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

After being closed for around four hours, the road has now reopened.