Gallatin Co. authorities investigating officer-involved shooting

Gallatin Co. authorities investigating officer-involved shooting

Gallatin Co. authorities investigating officer-involved shooting

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 12, 2014 at 9:24 PM

Updated Sunday, Apr 13 at 9:57 PM

VERONA, Ky. (WHAS11) – Kentucky State Police are investigating a man’s death after an officer-involved shooting in Gallatin County on Saturday.

According to police, Deputy Edwin Caldwell was dispatched to the 6600 block of Highway 16 around 5:00 p.m. on a report of an intoxicated man in the area.

Police say when Deputy Caldwell arrived on the scene, he was approached by 41-year-old Gary Burdine who pulled a gun and threatened the officer.

They add that Deputy Caldwell drew his gun and shot Burdine and he was later pronounced dead at the scene.

It is an ongoing investigation.

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