The deputy was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The deputy, whose named was not released, was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington. The deputy’s condition was not immediately known
A Madison County sheriff’s deputy was shot Wednesday on Arthur Jackson Lane east of Berea, said Trooper Robert Purdy, spokesman for the Kentucky State Police post in Richmond.
Michael Stotts, public affairs officer for the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, said the deputy’s injury “doesn’t appear to be life-threatening.” He referred other questions to state police, who are handling the investigation.
The shooting happened shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday, while the Deputy was executing a warrant.
Madison County Deputy Judge-Executive Colleen Chaney said law enforcement officers were in pursuit of the alleged shooter.