Suspect shot, killed by Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police
(Courtesy: Kentucky State Police)

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WKRN) – A man is dead after he was shot and killed by Kentucky State Police on Wednesday.

According a news release, a trooper was attempting to execute a search warrant on 22-year-old Matthew Brewer.

Brewer ran and allegedly pointed a gun at the trooper when the trooper fired on him. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Rowan County Coroner.

The incident is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.

No additional information was immediately released.