A Pikeville, KY, police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night. One suspect is in custody. But a second suspect is at large and the subject of a manhunt.

Officials in Eastern Kentucky say Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed around 11:30 p.m. Hamilton, along with Kentucky State Police Troopers, were investigating a reported crime in the Hurricane Creek area of Pike County when Hamilton was shot.

Kentucky State Police reportedly have one person in custody in connection with the officer’s shooting, but have not released that person’s identity, WLKY reports  

Unmanned aerial systems are being used in the manhunt, WSAZ reports.

 

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