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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...
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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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Funeral arrangements announced for fallen officers

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Funeral arrangements were announced on Saturday for the three officers killed during Thursday’s shooting in Floyd County. Visitation for Floyd County Sheriff’s Deputy and Martin Fire Department Fire Chief William Petry will be Sunday, July 3, at 6 p.m. at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, Kentucky. The visitation will continue all day on Monday, July 4.
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Single-vehicle crash leaves one dead

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - West Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened Saturday afternoon. According to a news release, Sgt. L.D. Hensley was called out to Laurel Creek Road near Lenore for a single vehicle crash. Medical personnel declared the driver, Mellissa Copley, 52, of Delbarton...
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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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UPDATE: Injured KY officers, fallen K-9 identified

ALLEN, KY (WOWK) – Kentucky State Police are releasing more information on the three law enforcement officers and identified the K-9 deputy killed in an ambush on Thursday night. Authorities have previously identified the officers killed as Floyd County Deputy William Petry, Prestonsburg Police Department Captain Ralph Frasure and Prestonsburg Police Officer Jacob Chaffins. Petry […]
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Procession for third officer killed in the line-of-duty

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ)- A third officer has died from his injuries after a mass shooting in Floyd County, Kentucky. Prestonsburg Police Officer Jacob R. Chaffins has died from his injuries. He was a K-9 handler with the department. The city of Prestonsburg released that information on its Facebook page.
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Suspect facing several charges after officers killed in Kentucky shooting

ALLEN, Ky. — A Floyd County, Kentucky, man is facing numerous charges, including multiple counts of murder, after an incident in which police officers were killed. According to court records, Lance P. Storz, 49, of Main Street, Allen, Kentucky, was booked into the Pike County Detention Center in Pikeville, Kentucky, just before 5 a.m. on July 1 in connection with the incident.
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