10:28 PM. Louisville - Officer Involved ShootingRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jul 28 2017 10:38 PM
LOUISVILLE - BARBOUR COUNTY: 10:28 PM. Reports from Louisville in Barbour County.
A off duty Barbour County Sheriff Deputy who works part time in Louisville as a Police Officer.
A suspect "rammed" the police officer's police vehicle and then fled to a field. A altercation took place. The suspect forced the officer to use deadly physical force. UNCONFIRMED BY OFFICIALS the officer shot the suspect twice.
The suspect has been lifeflighted from Louisville to a hospital where is reported to be in critical condition. The officer was not shot but at this time we do not know the extent of the officer's injuries.
Law Enforcement Officer's do not report to work with the mindset of who can we shoot tonight. The persons who come into contact with law enforcement, if they feel the officer's actions are not right, MUST SUBMIT to the command's of the officer on the scene. To fight a officer must be done in court and not while they are in the performance of their duties as a officer.
From the UNCONFIRMED BY AUTHORITIES reports at this time the suspect "rammed" the officer's vehicle and then fled into a field.
We will attempt to get more information.