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Pikeville, Kentucky, police confirm that one of their officers was shot and killed Tuesday night. Police said Officer Scotty Hamilton was killed in the line of duty. He was a 12-year veteran of the department.

Pikeville Mayor Jimmy Carter said that Officer Hamilton was assisting Kentucky State Police with an investigation when he was shot.

Kentucky State Police say one person is in custody and they are still looking for a second.

Source: KSP: One in custody, search for another in Pikeville officer’s murder


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