ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say an armed man shot by Kentucky police officers during a traffic stop has died.
Kentucky State Police say the man was pronounced dead Sunday at a hospital in Florence, where he was taken after being shot.
Trooper Corey Elliott told news outlets that two Villa Hills officers stopped a truck late Saturday night for driving slowly on Interstate 75 in Erlanger.
Police say the driver pulled out a handgun as the officers approached and one of the officers fired, hitting the man.
Neither officer was injured.
Authorities have not identified the officers or the man who was shot.