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Police: Trooper shoots Ky man after large knife thrown during chase
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, September 30, 2013 12:07 PM EDT
Kentucky State Police say a trooper shot a man after having a knife thrown at him during a foot chase near Elizabethtown.
After officers arrived, Scheppa ran into a nearby wooded area carrying a large knife. Troopers say Scheppa became belligerent and brandished knife, which he threw at Trooper Charlie Miller.
Miller fired a single shot and struck Scheppa.
Scheppa was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital for surgery. He's charged with assault of a police officer.
The investigation is ongoing..