KSP Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Laurel County

On Sunday, January 28, 2018, around 3pm, Kentucky State Police Post 11 London was contacted by the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance on an officer-involved shooting that had taken place at a residence on KY HWY 229 in Laurel County. KSP Detectives arrived on the scene and determined at three Laurel County Deputy Sheriffs responded to a complaint about a male subject, later identified as Anthony McDaniel, 45 of London, shooting a firearm in a residential neighborhood. Deputies located McDaniel and gave him several loud verbal commands to drop the firearm, which he refused and pointed the weapon in the direction of the deputies and fired. Deputies returned gunfire, striking McDaniel. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No responding officers were injured during the incident. KSP Critical Incident Response Team is continuing the investigation.

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