FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) – Kentucky State Police are continuing their efforts to investigate an officer-related shooting that occurred on Thurdsday.

Continued investigation into the matter show that three law enforcement officers and a police K-9 have been pronounced dead after sustaining injuries in the line of duty.

According to KSP the following were declared dead:

  • Captain Ralph Frasure, a 39-year veteran in law enforcement
  • Deputy William Petry, a 31-year veteran in law enforcement
  • Officer Jacob Chaffins, a three-year veteran in law enforcement
  • Police K-9 Drago, a six-year drug enforcement veteran

“This is another hard morning for Kentucky as we mourn the loss of three brave officers and a K-9 who gave their lives while protecting the people of Floyd County,” said Gov. Andy Beshear. “Britainy and I ask the commonwealth to join us in praying for the family and loved ones of Captain Ralph Frasure, Deputy William Petry and Officer Jacob Chaffins. Let us stand together in honoring these heroes and their sacrifice, and pray for a full recovery for those injured.“

Four other officers were injured and KSP has confirmed two are in stable condition in the hospital while one was treated and released. Officials also confirm one civilian was injured during the stand off and is currently receiving medical care at hospital.

The investigation into this incident is still ongoing.

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Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect charge associated with Lance Storz from the Pike County Detention Center. Storz was charged with one count of attempted murder and the story has been updated. We apologize for the error.

A man has been arrested after a deadly shooting in Floyd County Thursday.

At least two officers are dead and several others are injured after a standoff in Floyd County. The suspected shooter is now in custody and his identity has been revealed.

Arrest records show that 49-year-old Lance Storz was charged with one count of attempted murder, two counts of murder of a police officer, five counts of attempted murder of a police officer, and assault on a service animal. He was officially booked at 5 a.m. on Friday.

The incident started at around 5 p.m. on Thursday when deputies were attempting to serve a warrant for a domestic violence dispute at a home on Main Street when Storz was said to open fire.

Police then said Storz barricaded himself inside the home, leading to a lengthy standoff. Multiple deputies were injured and their conditions are currently unknown.

It’s also unclear if Storz was injured.

Dale McKinney, the owner of WMDJ Radio witnessed the incident in real-time and shared his account of the standoff with FOX 56.

He described the scene as a war zone, with blocked roads and helicopters overhead.

“I have personally heard rapid-fire in the background. I’m assuming the rapid-fire was coming from the shooter. We have confirmed with local police officials that at least three people have been wounded in the shooting exchange. The shooter actually from his perch in house actually has a view of the road. The road is completely blocked. You can not get in and out of the area, as you’d expect,” said McKinney.

Updates are expected to be released from Kentucky State Police and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office so stay with FOX 56 for updates on this standoff.