Tuesday morning at approximately 07:19 CST the Cumberland County Sheriff’s office received a call of a suspicious vehicle on Lawsons Bottom Rd.
A Cumberland County Deputy Sheriff responded to the area, located the vehicle, and attempted to make a traffic stop which led to a pursuit. Burkesville Police Department and KSP joined in the pursuit, which ended with suspect vehicle crashing into a Cumberland County Sheriff Deputy’s cruiser.
During the pursuit a law enforcement officer weapon was discharged, striking the victim.
The victim was transported to Albert B. Chandler Hospital UK HealthCare and listed in critical condition. A female passenger in the vehicle was taken in to custody for outstanding warrants. No one else was injured.
KSP Critical Incident Response Team is currently investigating.