Breaking News: Afternoon Manhunt in Owensboro Ends in Shooting
UPDATE @ 2:29 PM: Lock down has been lifted and the suspect has been apprehended. This afternoon, Daviess Co. Sheriff Deputies responded to a burglary in progress on Booth Field Rd in Owensboro, KY. Authorities were advised that the alleged intruder was armed. Authorities received a detailed description of the intruder and a manhunt began.
Daviess Co. Sheriff Keith Cain reports nobody was injured during the initial burglary. Authorities tracked down the suspect in a wooded area. According to Sheriff Cain, the suspect appeared to surrender. But, as a deputy approached the suspect in a non lethal force, the suspect raised a firearm. A nearby officer shot the suspect with a rifle. The suspect is deceased. The identity of the person shot has not been released.
Kentucky State Police is investigating the shooting.