Kentucky deputy hospitalized after shootout; suspect killed, reports say

A Scott County Sheriff's deputy responding to a complaint at a rest stop off the Kentucky Interstate was shot overnight Tuesday, reports said.

A Kentucky deputy responding to a complaint at a highway rest stop overnight Tuesday was hospitalized after a shootout with a suspect, reports said.

The unidentified Scott County Sheriff deputy’s condition remains unclear, Lexington station WLEX-TV reported. The suspect was reportedly killed in the exchange at the rest stop off Interstate 75 in Georgetown.

Kentucky State Police told local station WKYT-TV that the deputy was responding to a complaint along with federal agents.

A police investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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