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Central Kentucky Deputy Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop

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LEBANON, Ky. – A deputy was shot and killed during a traffic stop in central Kentucky overnight.

Kentucky State Police said Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes was shot after stopping a 2007 Kia around 1 a.m. CDT Wednesday. He was taken to Springview Hospital, where he died during surgery.

The shooting suspect, 49-year-old Dewayne Shipp, of McDaniel, Ky., was later arrested in Campbellsville during a traffic stop by Kentucky State Police and officers from the Campbellsville Police Department.

Shipp was charged with murder- Police Officer. He was transported to Taylor County Hospital to be treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his leg. It is unclear when he sustained the wound.

The medical examiner's office in Louisville will perform an autopsy on Rakes.

The 31-year-old deputy had been with the Marion County Sheriff's Office for six years and served on the Lebanon Police Department prior to becoming a deputy.

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