2 Ky. deputies shot while serving warrant; suspect dead

Both officers are expected to recover


By Police1 Staff

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. — Two sheriff’s deputies were shot Monday while serving a warrant.

According to WYMT, Deputy Claude Hudson and Deputy Keith Liford were serving an indictment warrant when John Wesley Bays began shooting at them from his home. 

Liford was shot multiple times and underwent surgery. He is expected to recover. Police officials said Hudson was shot in his badge and ballistic vest. He was treated and released.

Bays was shot and killed on the scene, the news station reported. Bays had an extensive criminal history dating back to 1999. All charges involved drugs, theft and burglary.

An investigation is ongoing.

 

Request product info from top Police Body Armor companies

Thank You!

By submitting your information, you agree to be contacted by the selected vendor(s) and that the data you submit is exempt from Do Not Sell My Personal Information requests. View our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Copyright © 2021 Police1. All rights reserved.