Officer-involved shooting investigation in Harlan County

Published: May. 20, 2018 at 8:29 PM CDT
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Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan detectives are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting incident that took place at a house located on Country Estates Road in the Baxter community of Harlan County.

Initial investigation indicates that at around 2:45 p.m., two troopers were responding to a complaint at the residence.

Upon arrival a male subject, later identified as Bradley J. Grant, 36, of Baxter, KY fled on foot inside the residence. Troopers then pursued after Grant, and as they entered the residence they were confronted by Grant who had a shotgun in his possession and began walking towards both troopers.

Police say both troopers gave Grant several loud verbal commands to drop his weapon, and when Grant refused, a trooper then fired his service weapon striking Grant.

Grant was transported from the scene to Harlan ARH Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

No troopers were injured during the incident.