Police officer killed in Eastern Kentucky

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PIKEVILLE, KY (WOWK) – A police officer has died after being shot in the line of duty.

According to Pikeville’s Public Safety Commissioner, Officer Scotty Hamilton was shot and killed in the line of duty.

The murder investigation is being conducted by the Kentucky State police.

Anyone having information about the crime should contact Kentucky State Police Post 9 at 606-433-7711 or the Pikeville Police Department at 606-437-5111.

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