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‘You Wouldn’t Understand’: Kentucky Man Allegedly Called Neighbor While in Deadly Standoff with Authorities

A Kentucky man called a neighbor while in the middle of a deadly, tragic standoff with law enforcement, says that neighbor. Locals voiced shock that Lance Storz, 49, is accused of fatally shooting three law enforcement officers and a K-9 in the incident Thursday. Taking them at first value, the incident appears out of character. The new murder allegations and a related protective order paint a different picture.
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Three police die in 'pure hell' Kentucky shooting

Three police officers have been shot dead in the US state of Kentucky while trying to serve a warrant on a man accused of domestic violence. Police took the 49-year-old suspect into custody after the shooting. Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt said the officers had faced "pure hell" when they...
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UPDATE: Injured KY officers, fallen K-9 identified

UPDATE: (2:30 P.M. July 3, 2022): According to Floyd County Judge-Executive Robby Williams one sheriff’s deputy and the emergency management director remain hospitalized. He adds that along with those wounded by gunfire, several other officers were treated for glass, shrapnel and other injuries. ALLEN, KY (WOWK) – Kentucky State Police are releasing more information on […]
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Kentucky community remembers fallen officers following deadly shooting

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/Gray News) - People throughout Floyd County, Kentucky, are still mourning following a shootout that left three officers dead, one K-9 officer dead and five more officers wounded, WYMT reported. Prestonsburg Police Chief Randy Woods says the officers killed in Thursday’s shooting were “irreplaceable.”. “That’s...
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
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Names of others injured in mass shooting released

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the other individuals injured in Thursday night’s mass shooting. In a post on social media, officials ask for prayers for Deputy Darrin Lawson as he recovers. Constable Gary Wolfe and Floyd Emergency Management...
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
WSAZ

Funeral arrangements for fallen officers announced

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- The funeral arrangements for Floyd County Sheriff’s Deputy William Petry have been announced. The funeral home says visitation will be Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, Ky. and will continue all day on Monday. Funeral services will be...
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Funeral services announced for first two officers killed in Allen standoff

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. — Funeral arrangements have been set for the first two officers killed after they came under fire by a man barricaded inside his home Thursday night. Floyd County Sheriff’s Deputy William Petry, 60, and Prestonsburg Police Capt. Ralph Frasure, 60, were shot and killed during the standoff. Lance Storz, 49, who recently moved to Allen, is in jail, charged with their murders.
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Man reflects on mass shooting suspect calling him during shootout

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A mass shooting killed three law enforcement officers Thursday night, and injured four others in the Allen community. The suspect, Lance Storz, 49, of Allen, faces several charges, including murder of police officers. Larry Short lives just a few doors down from Storz on Main...
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WATCH: Officials give Sunday afternoon update on Floyd County shooting

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A news conference was held Sunday afternoon to give updates on last week’s deadly Floyd County shootout. Floyd County Judge-Executive Robbie Williams, Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton, Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt and others spoke at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg. You can watch...
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Nonprofit gives injured Norton chief $10K, honors slain officers

NORTON — As Norton Police Chief James Lane continues his recuperation, organizations and the public keep remembering what happened to him just over a year ago. Lane received his latest recognition Saturday from the nonprofit organization Running 4 Heroes. Its founder, 13-year-old Zechariah Cartledge, presented Lane with a $10,000 check to help with expenses as the chief continues his recovery from his May 2021 line-of-duty shooting.
NORTON, VA

Floyd County mourns fallen officers

FLOYD COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – The community of Floyd County is mourning after three law enforcement officers and a K-9 were killed and three officers and a civilian were injured in a shootout in Allen on Thursday, June 30. The tragedy left many families heartbroken, and entire communities are hurting over the devastating loss. On […]
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