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One dead in Police Involved shooting in Knox County

An investigation of an officer involved shooting that occurred on Zuck Rd. in Butler
Township is ongoing. On Monday August 22 nd at approximately 8:31p.m. deputies received a
call of female that was attempting to force her way into a residence. When officers arrived they
discovered the female had entered the house. She refused commands to come outside and at
one point the suspect broke a window and pointed a shotgun toward the officers.
The suspect then fired multiple times before a deputy fired a single shot striking the
suspect. The 41 year old female was transported by squad to Knox Community Hospital where
she died. Information on the suspect is being withheld, pending family notifications.
Assistance at the scene was provided by the Danville Police Department and the Mount
Vernon Police Department. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation to conduct an independent investigation into the officer
involved shooting.

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