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Elkton officer and Todd Co. deputy shoot, kill suspect during traffic stop

Posted at 6:22 PM, Oct 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 14:36:25-04

ELKTON, Ky. (WTVF) — Kentucky State Police officials responded to the scene of a shooting in which two law enforcement officers were involved.

KSP officials say an Elkton Police Chief Robert Toombs and Todd County Sheriff’s Deputy David Hutcheson pulled over a driver the the driver of a white pick up truck on East Main Street Tuesday around 4:30.

That's when police say the driver, who was later identified as 75-year-old Roy Tucker, got out his truck with a gun and started shooting at police.The officer and deputy shot back killing the man.