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Kentucky man charged with murder after shootout that left 3 cops and a K9 dead

A Kentucky man was charged Friday with several counts of "murder of a police officer, attempted murder of a police officer, and assaulting a service animal," Fox News reports. Lance Storz, 49, reportedly opened fire on police Thursday night as they attempted to serve a domestic violence warrant, killing three officers and a K9 and wounding three officers and a civilian. The officers who died in the shootout have been identified as Capt. Ralph Frasure and Officer Jacob Chaffins of the Prestonsburg Police Department and Deputy William Petry of the Floyd County Sheriff's Department.
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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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Funeral arrangements announced for Deputy William Petry

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Funeral arrangements were announced on Saturday for one of the 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.
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What we know about the Kentucky mass shooting

Three police officers have died after a mass shooting in Floyd County, Kentucky on Thursday that also injured four others, according to Kentucky State Police. Driving the news: The alleged shooter barricaded himself before firing at police who were trying to serve a warrant stemming from a domestic violence incident in the Eastern Kentucky county, NBC reports.
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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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As Eastern Kentucky mourns 3 officers killed in line of duty, questions and grief remain

ALLEN, Ky. — A light mist began to fall Friday afternoon as the bodies of Captain Ralph Frasure and Deputy William Petry were pulled from a Frankfort medical examiner's office closer to their homes in Floyd County.  More than an hour away from Prestonsburg, squad cars, ambulances and fire trucks dotted intersections along Mountain Parkway and families stood at the edge of their driveways, waiting to pay their respects to the two men killed in the line of duty the night prior.  ...
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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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Procession honors third officer killed in Floyd County shooting

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Hundreds of community members and first responders lined the highway Saturday to honor the third police officer killed in the Allen shooting. Officer and K-9 handler Jacob Chaffins died Friday due to his injuries, according to officials with the Prestonsburg Police Department. Chaffins was a...
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1 additional officer dead as result of Allen, KY, shooting

FLOYD COUNTY, KY (WOWK) — One more law enforcement officer has died as a result of injuries sustained in a Thursday shooting in Allen, Kentucky, according to Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt. Prestonsburg Police Department says the officer was Canine Handler Jacob R. Chaffins, Badge No. 533. The statement came on Friday at 10:42 p.m. […]
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