Vest saves officer during deadly standoff

Man dead after police standoff

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WHAS 11)--A man is dead after a standoff with police outside Lexington.

It all started in Paris Kentucky around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Our ABC affiliate in Lexington reports Paris Police and KSP were out at a home for an unknown reason someone fired shots at officers hitting one in his protective vest.

KSP say a man then barricaded himself in the home.

A few hours later,  the man was found dead.

He has not been identified.

The officer who was injured is expected to be okay.

The case is still under investigation.


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