A McCreary County sheriff’s deputy was shot Saturday, and investigators continue to search for the shooter, according to Kentucky State Police.
Deputy Frank Brown was pulling over a man riding an older red motorcycle on Cowhorn Road near Jones Hollow Road about 4 p.m. Saturday when the rider reportedly fired two shots his direction using a handgun, according to state police. One shot struck Brown’s bulletproof vest.
Multiple police agencies responded and conducted a search by ground and air, but the shooter wasn’t found, according to state police. At the time of the shooting, he reportedly was wearing khaki shorts, a black shirt, black riding boots, a black Nike backpack and a red helmet.
Brown was treated at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital and was released, according to state police.
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Anyone with information related to this shooting is asked to call Kentucky State Police or 606-878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.