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News Release

Officer Involved Shooting

Date of News Release: 1/17/2017

***ADDITIONAL UPDATE***

Fulton, Ky. Following the autopsy at 0900 hours this date in Madisonville, KY, preliminary results show that Charles Christopher McClure died as a result of two gunshot wounds to the torso. Toxicology is still pending.

***UPDATE***

Fulton, Ky. Kentucky State Police investigators are currently conducting an officer involved shooting investigation in Fulton, KY, involving the Fulton Police Department.

The incident occurred today between 12:25 PM and 12:35 PM. The preliminary investigation shows that officers responded to the intersection of Commercial Avenue and East State Line Street, after receiving several 911 calls regarding a disorderly male subject swinging a pole at vehicles in the area. Upon their arrival, officers discovered Charles Christopher McClure, 43 year-old, armed with a pole and a knife. When officers attempted to detain McClure, the incident escalated, resulting in McClure being shot by police. McClure was later pronounced dead at Jackson Purchase Medical Center.

At this time, KSP is conducting interviews with eye-witnesses and processing evidence at the scene. An autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow morning, at 9:00 AM, in Madisonville, KY. Following the autopsy, it is possible more information could be released.

INITIAL RELEASE

Initial investigation shows that Michael Mosby, 42, of Hopkinsville, KY exited a thicket in the back of the field as Sgt. Brown approached.

Fulton, Ky.Kentucky State Police investigators are currently conducting an officer involved shooting investigation in Fulton, KY, involving the Fulton Police Department.

The incident occurred today between 12:25 PM and 12:35 PM. At this time, the names of the parties involved are not being released until we can ensure that the appropriate family members have been notified.

***Lieutenant Kyle Nall is acting as the point of contact for media relations. He is currently on the scene and will be available for a press conference with any updated information at 5:45 PM at the Fulton City Hall.***