Kentucky State Police Investigating Shooting Incident in Trigg County

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Cadiz, KY. (May 13, 2021) – Troopers and Detectives with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 are on scene at a location on Gold Dust Trail in the Rockcastle community of Trigg County. They are currently investigating a shooting that occurred around 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

WKDZ reports that Trigg County Sheriff Aaron Acree says they were at the home for an attempt to locate when the man picked up a 2×4 piece of wood and tried to hit the deputy.

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The deputy then reportedly fired his service weapon hitting the man.

Trigg County emergency personnel say the man was shot several times and taken by ambulance to meet with a waiting helicopter at Trigg County Hospital.

The man was then flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, The full extent of his injuries was unknown.

No one else was injured in the shooting.