UPDATE: Suspect shot and killed by police in Allen County

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SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- UPDATE: Kentucky State Police say Allen County Sheriff's Deputies Tim Robinson and Michael Wilson responded to a 911 call in regard to a man showing off a handgun while he approached houses in the area of 586 Lee Keen Road.

Police say when the deputies arrived, 38-year-old Jason D. Whittemore, of Portland, TN, refused to listen to orders.

Deputy Robinson fired one round at Whittemore, fatally wounding him. He was pronounced dead on the scene by Allen County Coroner Darren Davis.

Whittemore's body was sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville for an autopsy. This investigation is still ongoing by Kentucky State Police.

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Kentucky State Police were contacted by the Allen County Sheriff's Office at 5:12 p.m. on Friday to help with an officer involved shooting at 586 Lee Keen Road.

KSP Troopers and Detectives are currently on scene with the Allen County Sheriff's Office and Allen County Coroner's Office.

Police have not released any more details. The names of those involved have yet to be released.

13 News will continue to follow this story and release information as it becomes available.



 
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