Preliminary autopsy shows man died of gunshot wounds in officer-involved shooting

Ky police identified victim in deadly shooting

DEXTER, Ky. (KFVS) - Kentucky State Police is currently investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting in Calloway County, Ky.

According to KSP, the shooting occurred in the Dexter, Ky. area at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2.

A preliminary investigation showed a Calloway County Sheriff's deputy and a Murray Police Officer responded to a call about a suspicious person on Radio Road.

A report states a man had an altercation with law enforcement. The man was then shot and killed.

The man was identified as John Hale, 42, of Almo, Ky. Preliminary autopsy results show that Hale died as a result of gunshot wounds.

Neither officer was injured during the incident.

An autopsy was scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 3 in Madisonville, Ky.

A KSP Critical Incident Response Team is currently investigating the case.

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