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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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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...
FLOYD COUNTY, KY
WIFR

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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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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3 police officers killed in Kentucky by suspect with rifle

ALLEN, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky law enforcement officers were killed when a man opened fire on police attempting to serve a warrant at a home in eastern Kentucky. Police took 49-year-old Lance Storz into custody late Thursday night after an hourslong standoff at a home in Allen, a small town in the hills of […]
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Kentucky officials detail events that led up to deadly shooting

FLOYD COUNTY, KY (WOWK) – Officials are releasing more information on the events that lead up to a deadly shooting in the Floyd County town of Allen Thursday night. At a press conference Sunday afternoon Judge-Executive Robby Williams said at approximately 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 30, deputies were attempting to serve an emergency protection order […]
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Floyd County church holds memorial for fallen officers

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The steady rainfall in downtown Prestonsburg Sunday morning fit the emotion of many grieving after Thursday night’s shooting. The conditions did not, however, stop Praise Assembly of God from gathering at the downtown gazebo to support their police force. “Sometimes you just need to put...
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‘There should be a special place in hell for people like Mr. Storz’: Officials give Sunday afternoon update on Floyd County shooting

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials gathered at the Mountain Arts Center on 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 recounted harrowing details of the tragedy. “Police officers...
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Many attend vigil in Prestonsburg to honor fallen officers

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - People all over Floyd County came to a vigil in Prestonsburg Saturday night. The vigil was held to honor the lives lost in a shooting Thursday night in Allen. They opened the vigil with a prayer. Even in the rain, people stood outside with their umbrellas...
PRESTONSBURG, KY
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Floyd County sheriff calls Friday's shooting a 'tachtical ambush'

PRESTONBURG, Ky. — Multiple law enforcement agencies appeared at a news conference in Prestonsburg Sunday to provide more details about the shooting Friday where three officers were killed. What You Need To Know. Floyd County Sheriff shares details of what led to fatal shooting of officers. A domestic violence...
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Sheriff details events leading up to Floyd Co. mass shooting

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) -- During a press conference Sunday, Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt shared events that led up to a violent, deadly standoff that occurred Thursday evening in the community of Allen. The incident described by officials as a ‘war zone’ claimed the lives of three officers, a...
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