Authorities on Sunday released the name of a man killed in a shootout with police Saturday night.
Jesse Gibbons, 29, of Lexington died after an exchange of gunfire on the Eastern Bypass in Richmond about 9:30 p.m. Saturday
Kentucky State Police are investigating the incident, which began after Gibbons allegedly assaulted Lexington police officer James Winter at the Circle K in Buckhorn Plaza. Gibbons fled and was chased by Lexington police to Richmond where, according to state police, he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a wooded area on the Bypass.
Gibbons died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Fayette County coroner's office.
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The names of the officers involved in the shooting have not been released.