Update 3: KSP Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Kenton County
Date of News Release: 2/26/2017
Update 3 (February 24, 2018 5:30pm) The individual involved in the shooting has been identified as Brad A Williams, 41 years old, from Elsmere, KY. Mr. Williams has been charged with Attempted Murder of a Police Officer, Assault 2nd, Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon and Persistent Felony Offender 1. He is in stable condition at UC Medical Center and will be awaiting extradition back to KY after being released from the hospital.
Update 2 (February 24, 2018, 11:30am) At approximately 5:29 am, Covington Police Officers were dispatched to 4516 Decoursey Ave in reference to a person that had supposedly been shot. While investigating the report, Officers were required to use deadly force within the residence.
Update (February 24, 2018 10:43am) One person involved has been taken to UC Medical Center and his condition is unknown at this time. A Covington Police Officer was shot, however, his injuries were non-life threaten and has been released from the hospital.
Covington, KY (February 24, 2018) — Detectives from the Kentucky State Police Post 6, Dry Ridge, and the Kentucky State Police Critical Incident Response Team are out at 4516 Decoursey Ave in Covington, KY investigating an officer involved shooting. Officers from the Covington Police Department were involved in a shooting at the above residence.
At this time the investigation is in the preliminary stages and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
Investigating Agency: Kentucky State Police
Assisting Agency: Covington Police Department