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Kentucky sheriff’s deputy fatally shot during traffic stop


GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a Kentucky sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed during a traffic stop. Scott County Sheriff Tony Hampton says that Deputy Caleb Conley was shot Monday during a traffic stop on Interstate 75 near Georgetown and that the shooter fled. He says the suspect was in custody, but he did not know why the vehicle was pulled over. Hampton says that someone reported a deputy had been shot and that responders arrived quickly. State police say Conley died later at a hospital.  A state police team is investigating. Gov. Andy Beshear has called Conley a hero and says “we will be forever grateful.”

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