Kentucky Police Officer Shot and Killed

Mike Stunson
PIKEVILLE, Kentucky — A Pikeville police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday night, according to the city of Pikeville.
Scotty Hamilton had been a member of the police department since 2006 and was killed after responding to a call with Kentucky State Police in the Hurricane community around 11:30 p.m., the city said.
Hamilton leaves behind a wife and a child.
Pikeville Mayor Jimmy Carter said KSP is in charge of what they are calling an ongoing murder investigation. No other details have been announced.
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