HARLAN, Ky. (WJHL) — Kentucky State Police said they are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead on Monday.

According to a release from the Kentucky State Police (KSP), the department was requested by the Harlan Police Department (HPD) to investigate an officer-involved shooting that happened at 1:43 a.m.


KSP reported a man was pronounced deceased on scene by the Harlan County Coroner and a woman was taken to an area hospital where she was flown to the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital due to injuries sustained in a ‘domestic violence altercation.’

No further details were released and the investigation remains ongoing.