Two Knox County (KY) Sheriff’s deputies were shot while attempting to serve a warrant at a home in Knox County Monday morning.

According to Kentucky State Police, an individual in a trailer fired shots at Deputies Claude Hudson and Keith Liford, striking both of them. The deputies returned fire, killing the suspect.

A KSP spokesperson told WKYT that a medical helicopter flew Deputy Liford to the University of Tennessee Knoxville for treatment. He was shot four times, but is expected to recover.

Deputy Hudson was treated and released at a local hospital. His body armor saved his life, officials say.

 

 

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