SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Friends of a man killed after a police standoff in Shelbyville said the 57-year-old was not trying to hurt anyone.
Del Aukerman, who was identified by friends and neighbors, is the man that died after he fired on officers trying to serve him with a warrant.
Police said Aukerman barricaded himself in his home on Gray Hill Court Tuesday night and when officers tried to go inside Aukerman fired shots at them. Police fired back, struck Aukerman, killing him.
Aukerman's friends said they believe he may have had mental health issues and had a deep mistrust of police.