And the female behind us was on the ground.". The reason: Gun violence. (Google Maps). Mutual Fund and ETF data provided by Refinitiv Lipper. You further dedicated yourself to the security of our country as a valiant soldier, the statement read. The lives youve saved since you even started policing are innumerable, and thats how you gave your life saving another.. According to a uniform citation from the Kentucky State Police, Storz is accused of causing the death of two police officers at the scene, injuring five additional police officers and one Emergency Management personnel and causing the death of a Police K-9. (KY3) - A teenage male has died after a negligent shooting at a home in Rogersville Friday night. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, Siler is in custody after turning himself in Saturday afternoon. "For thirty-nine years you served with honor and glory up until the last second when you did not go down without a fight," the department posted. 1998 - 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. | All Rights Reserved. More than an hour away from Prestonsburg,squad cars, ambulances and fire trucks dottedintersections along Mountain Parkway and families stood at the edge of their driveways, waiting to pay their respects to the two men killed in the line of duty the night prior. Copyright 2023 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. 2023 Cable News Network. KSP was asked to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Fayette County on Lonan Court. All rights reserved. Trooper Gayheart also adds that one of the fallen officers, Floyd County Deputy William Petry, was also retired from the KSP. "You have dedicated your short time on this earth to the service of the citizens of Prestonsburg and the Commonwealth as an EMT, Fire Fighter, and Police Officer. The situation was active when law enforcement arrived, Trooper Gayheart says. But as soon as it gets dark, they head inside. Images from the scene show shattered glass and bullet casings on the floor near an entrance door to the West Hall. Kentucky State Police received a call for help just before 7 p.m. Thursday. Sheriff Hunt tells 13 News that there are multiple victims with injuries. It happened around 10:30 a.m., according. The lives youve saved since you even started policing are innumerable, and thats how you gave your life - saving another. MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD) According to WPSD, law enforcement responded to a shooting incident at the Marshall County Sheriff's Office Monday afternoon.. The suspect, Lance Storz . The two other slain officers were identified by the sheriff's office as Deputy William Petry and Prestonsburg Police Capt. He said Storz surrendered after negotiations that included Storz's family members. Read the latest breaking, sports, government and crime news from around Lexington, Fayette County and KY. See headlines from around the state, United States and the world. There were two scheduled events taking place Saturday morning. Investigators believe the woman responsible shot her family before turning the gun on herself. (WDRB photo), Neighbors who live on South Clay Street in Phoenix Hill said it's a great spot to go on a walk during the day. You've successfully subscribed to this newsletter! Andy Beshear said in a Twitter post Friday. Lance Storz was shown via video for his Friday court appearance. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. For me, personally, I worked with all of them. NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) The Nicholasville Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday at the Valero gas station on 1000 South Main Street. In the video, four people can be seen approaching the door and running away within 20 seconds. Deputies were eventually able to negotiate with Storz, with assistance from his family, after nearly six hours of active shooting, officials said. Four family members were killed and another was seriously injured in a shooting in Ohio. The shooting would continue for nearly three hours, authorities have said, before Storz was taken into custody.. Allen is a small town southeast of Lexington. Three officers were killed when a man opened fire on police attempting to serve a warrant at a home in Kentucky on Thursday night, authorities said. OLIVE HILL, Ky. ( FOX 56) - Around 4:30 p.m. on Jan 14., Kentucky State Police in Ashland was called regarding a reported shooting in Olive Hill. A 76-year-old woman accused of fatally shooting her terminally ill husband in a Florida hospital was released on $150,000 bond Friday night. Your effort and contribution in providing this feedback is much "This is another hard day for Kentucky as we mourn the loss of three brave officers and a K-9 who gave their lives while protecting the people of Floyd County," Kentucky Gov. Updated on: July 2, 2022 / 7:20 PM Before Officer Chaffins died, he was considered one of the four injured. The juvenile was taken to UK hospital to be treated for his injuries. The four men were charged with two counts of murder and other offenses in 2019 following a shooting that left Dwayne Slaughter and Darrian Webb dead. "There was a family with little kids, and the kids were crying, and they just dragged them through. UPDATE (July 1, at 10:55 a.m.): Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt confirmed that two law enforcement officers are dead and a first responder is fighting for his life after a shooting spree in the town of Allen. Not only did I work with these people, these were our friends, and as a community, we have to stick together and push through it together. WKYT | Kentucky Local News, Weather, Sports | Lexington, KY Flood Watch is in effect Coroner releases name of 2022 Cambridge Drive homicide victim Lexington police have arrested a woman in. UPDATE (July 1, at 11:41 a.m.): The Pike County Detention Center tells WOWK 13 News their website incorrectly listed an attempted murder charge against Lance Storz as murder. Both this article and the detention centers website have now been updated to reflect the correct charge. The officers at the scene were under fire for hours, Hunt said. I want to ask all of Kentucky to join me in praying for this community. As Robinson approached, he was shot in the throat. The Floyd County Sheriff's Department identified the two officers killed were Prestonsburg . UPDATE (July 1, at 8:16 a.m.): According to an arrest citation record from the Pike County Detention Center, Lance Storz, 49, has been arrested in connection with Thursday nights shooting in Allen, KY. The man accused of injuring multiple University of Kentucky students during a shooting at an. UPDATE (June 30, 2022, at 11:15 p.m.): Kentucky Gov. In their late 70s, Rowe and his wife Carolyn havespent their whole lives in Floyd County. But as soon as it gets dark, they head inside. 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Prestonsburg's fire department uniforms are taken about 30 minutes down the road, past Allen and into Pikeville, to be dry cleaned. Copyright 2023 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Neighbors who live on South Clay Street in Phoenix Hill said it's a great spot to go on a walk during the day. One of those attempted murder charges of a police officer is bound to be upgraded after Chaffins' death. Andy Beshear released a public statement about the shooting incident in Allen on Thursday night. Local news and video Northern Kentucky WCPO 9 News. Sheriff Hunt says Floyd County deputies were injured by gunfire in this incident. Three of the officers one of whom was Chaffins were hospitalized, with one in critical condition and the other two in stable condition. 533. Now, KSP CIRT says one K-9 officer is also dead from injuries sustained in the shooting. ", "It was pretty scary, you know. Officials say this is why. Legal Statement. The county sheriff told WXIX the family had long faced financial problems leading up to the eviction, and that seems to be the motive behind the deadly shooting. No one has been charged in Monday's case, and that's unsettling to Phoenix Hill resident Brian Gallego. Officer Chaffins passed away at St. Marys and his family says he was a registered organ donor. Several Kentucky police officers were shot in a "deadly" shooting Thursday evening while responding to a call of shots fired in Floyd County. One official described the incident as a tactical ambush and said officers did not know what they were walking into. "Britainy and I ask the commonwealth to join us in praying for the family and loved ones of Captain Ralph Frasure, Deputy William Petry and Officer Jacob Chaffins. I just want everyone to know that my brother was a hero. All rights reserved. Hunt said four deputies initially responded, and then called for backup when shots were fired at them. 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WKYT, the Herald-Leader's news-reporting partner, . "We were freaked out, then when we realized who it was we really freaked out," said Hopson, who knows Storz's wife. WYMT CNN The suspect in an hourslong shooting that killed three law enforcement officers and injured several others in eastern Kentucky was charged Friday with several counts of murder,. Many of the deputies who showed up to the residence were shot either as soon as they got out of their patrol cars or through their window, Hunt said. The emergency domestic violence protective order for Storz's wife was issued Thursday, court records show, which led officers to his home. They encountered pure hell when they arrived. Trooper Gayheart says the suspect is in custody, and the community is now safe. For those living in the midst of the violence, solutions can't come soon enough. ", First published on July 1, 2022 / 11:31 AM. Louisville's new mayor, Craig Greenberg, has said safety is a top priority. Owensboro Police searching for robbery suspect Updated : Feb. 20, 2023 at 10:25 PM CST Four other people were injured at the scene in the rural area in a mountainous part of eastern Kentucky. Lance Storz, 49, was arraigned in Floyd County court Friday morning when the charges against him were explained. Ralph Frasure. He entered a plea of not guilty and is being held on $10 million bond. (WDRB photo). Prosecutors wrote in court records that the. You're not fist fighting anymore," she said. K9 Drago, one of the canines Chaffins handled,also died Thursday in what's been described by authorities as an ambush on officers who were serving a domestic violence warrant. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. 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But this has just gone too far.". On Tuesday, Kentucky State Police named the Lexington officer involved in a shooting on Feb. 7. The shooting took place at Hamilton Pointe Mobile Home Park before 9 a.m. Once on scene, officers located 47-year-old Troy Taylor, dead inside the home with multiple gunshot wounds. Lance Storz, who had been . "Get back to family and you wouldn't have as much crime. "Floyd County and our brave first responders suffered a tragic loss last night," the governor tweeted Friday. Copyright 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. Frasure had served with Prestonsburg Police for just shy of four decades before his life ended in the line of duty. And Floyd County, a small community on the edge of the state near the Virginia and West Virginia border, was shaken. or redistributed. A couple brought rakes to pull up the old dirt and flowers, cleaning up the front of the city's municipal building. The suspect in an hourslong shooting that killed three law enforcement officers and injured several others in eastern Kentucky was charged Friday with several counts of murder, including murder of a police officer, and assault on a service animal, officials said. Those victims have been transported to hospitals, the sheriff says. In this screen grab from a video, law enforcement officers are shown on the scene where a suspect shot several people in Allen, Ky. A Warner Bros. Tonight I ask the commonwealth to join Britainy and me in holding Floyd County in prayer, especially the family and loved ones of those who have responded to a barricade situation involving a shooting.. The incident began around 5 p.m. on Main Street in the Floyd County Community of Allen as a domestic dispute. And, if you listen carefully, you hear a baby cry. Back in Prestonsburg, American flags hung from several light posts, butthe annual Independence Day events, including Star City Day, were canceled in the aftermath of the shooting. Donations can be made to the Floyd County Community Foundation athttp://bit.ly/FloydCF. NewsNow aims to be the world's most accurate and comprehensive Kentucky Wildcats Football news aggregator, bringing you the latest Kentucky headlines from the best Wildcats sites and other key national and regional sports sources. "I want to ask all of Kentucky to join me in praying for this community.