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Man Charged with Marion County Deputy's Murder Released from Hospital

Date of News Release: 11/19/2012

(Columbia, KY) - 49-year-old Dewayne Shipp, who was charged on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 with the Murder of Marion County Deputy Sheriff Anthony Rakes, was released today from University Hospital in Louisville. He was transported to the Kentucky State Reformatory in La Grange, KY due to the infirmary facilities available at the state prison. Shipp continues to recover from a self inflicted gunshot wound to the leg that required surgery. The case remains under investigation.

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Update: Officer Involved Shooting in Marion County

Date of News Release: 11/14/2012

(Lebanon, KY) - Preliminary Autopsy results indicate that Marion County Deputy Sheriff Carl Anthony Rakes died from injuries sustained from two gunshot wounds located in the abdomen and upper torso area. A final autopsy report will be released at a later date.

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Officer Involved Shooting in Marion County

Date of News Release: 11/13/2012

(Lebanon, KY) - The Kentucky State Police are currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 2:00 AM EDT this morning (11/13/2012). The incident occurred when Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes initiated a traffic stop on a 2007 KIA. Deputy Rakes was shot during the stop and died at Springview Hospital while in surgery. He was a 6 year veteran of the Marion County Sheriff's Department and had previously served with the Lebanon Police Department. The suspect, 49-year-old Dewayne Shipp, of McDaniel, KY was later arrested in the limits of Campbellsville on a traffic stop by Kentucky State Police and officers from the Campbellsville Police Department. Shipp was transported to Taylor County Hospital to be treated for a leg injury.

49-year-old Dewayne Shipp has been charged with Murder - Police Officer in the death of 31-year-old Marion County Deputy Sheriff Carl Anthony Rakes. Shipp is currently being transported to University Hospital in Louisville where he is being treated for a self inflicted gunshot wound. It is unknown when he sustained the wound.

An autopsy will be performed on Deputy Rakes today at the Medical Examiner's office in Louisville.

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