1 injured, 2 arrested in trooper-involved shooting in Graves County

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GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two people were arrested after one person was injured in a trooper-involved shooting that happened after two vehicle chases with authorities.

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) Critical Incident Response Team is investigating a trooper-involved shooting that occurred at around 11:20 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 31 in Graves County.

KSP Post 1 dispatch was notified of an armed robbery in Mayfield.

Glasgow Police Department responded and became engaged in a vehicle chase where shots were fired at officers. The case ended when Glasgow Police Department lost sight of the vehicle in pursuit. A short time later, KSP troopers located a vehicle matching the description from the armed robbery and a second chase began. Shots were fired from the vehicle at KSP. A trooper shot an agency-issued firearm, striking a person inside the vehicle and ending the pursuit.

A male was transported by Mayfield-Graves County EMS to Baptist Hospital in Paducah where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, released and taken to the McCracken County Jail. A second person was also arrested and taken to McCracken County Jail.

KSP Critical Incident Response Team’s investigation remains ongoing.

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