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Kentucky State Police Investigate Shooting in Carroll County

CARROLL COUNTY, Ky. (06/09/2024) – On Saturday June 08, 2024 at approximately 7:05 pm Kentucky State Police Post 5 dispatch received a call from Carroll County dispatch requesting assistance in regards to a road rage incident on Interstate 71. 

The preliminary investigation shows two vehicles exited off of Interstate 71 at exit 43 in Carroll County.  One of the drivers involved in the incident was speaking with dispatch at that time.  The caller advised that the other driver was displaying a firearm.  

After they exited the interstate both vehicles were initially traveling on KY 389 before the incident escalated to the point of gunfire. 

The operator of one of the vehicles involved, later identified as Daniel Shouse of Carrollton, was shot by the operator of the other vehicle.  Kentucky State Police personnel as well as other emergency responders responded to the scene.  Mr. Shouse was pronounced deceased by the Carroll County Coroner.  Next of kin has been notified.

This is an ongoing investigation being conducted by KSP Post 5.  KSP was assisted on scene by Carroll County EMS and the Carroll County Coroner.   

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