Police release information on officer involved in Bertucci shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- According to KSP, Shelbyville Police Officer Frank Fallis, age 46, is the Officer involved in the shooting of Ashleigh Bertucci.

Officer Fallis has been a law enforcement officer for 25 years and is a graduate of the Department Of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) in Richmond Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police say Bertucci was armed when Shelbyville officers confronted her on October 25.

Police had received two calls that day from callers worried that Bertucci may harm herself or her boyfriend who lives in Shelbyville.           

Bertucci was believed to be armed and dangerous. During the course of officers confronting her inside her vehicle, one officer discharged his weapon, striking Bertucci.

She later died at the hospital.

It's not clear if she raised a weapon or fired.

Officer Fallis has been placed on paid administrative leave in accordance to the policy of the Shelbyville Police Department.

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