Off-Duty Deputy Involved In Shooting In Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A deputy in southern Kentucky has been placed on administrative leave following a shooting in Bowling Green.
Kentucky State Police said Warren County Deputy Thomas Brown was off-duty when he shot 27-year-old Brandon Bradshaw in the parking lot of Michelle's Consignment Shop on the US 31W Bypass around 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Bradshaw was taken to Bowling Green Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.
A witness said Brown was showing his badge when the shooting took place.
The details surrounding the shooting were not immediately released. The investigation was ongoing.
Warren County Sheriff Jerry Gaines issued a statement on Wednesday:
"The incident that occurred yesterday is very unfortunate. I am confident that the Kentucky State Police will discover all the facts surrounding the incident through their investigation. The results of their investigation will be turned over the Warren County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office for review. All other inquiries related to this case should be directed to the Kentucky State Police."
Bradshaw is a former Warren County constable who currently is employed as a youth theater educator.
(The Associated Press Contributed To This Report.)