Deputy injured, fugitive killed in overnight shooting at Kentucky rest area
SCOTT COUNTY, KY — A fugitive was killed and a deputy was injured in an overnight shooting at a Kentucky rest area.
Kentucky State Police say around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, Scott County deputies had found 57-year-old Edwards Reynolds of Florida at the 127 mile marker rest area on Interstate 75 in Scott County.
Reynolds was a fugitive from another state wanted by US Marshals.
During a confrontation with Reynolds, shots were fired. Reynolds was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Scott County deputy was injured. The deputy was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital where he was last listed in critical condition.
Kentucky State Police are investigating the shooting.