MADISONVILLE, Ky (WBKO) -- A shooting in Madisonville kills one man and a Kentucky State Police investigation is underway, after authorities say an officer is involved.
Just before 8 o’clock last night, two Madisonville Police Officers conducted a traffic stop, involving 35 year old Douglas Seaton.
Police say Seaton fled the traffic stop and the officers initiated a pursuit for nearly one mile.
According to Kentucky State Police, Seaton then stopped and exited the vehicle. Police say he brandished a firearm and failed to comply with verbal commands as the officers approached him.
Madisonville Police then shot fire and struck Seaton. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Both officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.