The name of the man who was shot and killed by a Laurel County Sheriff's deputy was released on Wednesday by the Laurel County Coroner.
Andy Brock, 46, of Taylor Bridge Road in London, was pronounced dead at his residence on Tuesday afternoon after a confrontation with Sheriff's deputies. Brock was shot by a deputy at that time. No details on why deputies were at Brock's residence have been released, nor is any information on what lead to the shooting.
Deputies were called to the residence and the shooting taking place around 1:30 p.m.
The Kentucky State Police were called to conduct the investigation - a common occurrence when another law enforcement officer is involved in a shooting situation.
KSP Post 11 Public Affairs Officer Scottie Pennington said on Wednesday afternoon that the name of the deputy was not being released, pending the ongoing investigation.
LAUREL COUNTY — A man is dead following a confrontation with Laurel Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday afternoon.
The name of the victim has not been released as the investigation continues, but Laurel County Coroner Doug Bowling said the victim is a 46-year-old male.
The incident took place on Taylor Bridge Road, just off Ward Cemetery Road, around 1:30 p.m., Bowling said.
The London Post 11 of Kentucky State Police were called in to conduct the investigation, which is routine when another law enforcement agency is involved in a shooting incident.
Scottie Pennington, Public Affairs Officer with the London Post, confirmed that a suspect had been shot and killed during the incident, but no deputies or other officers had sustained injuries.
Both Bowling and Pennington said the investigation is ongoing at this time.