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Man was armed before he was killed in confrontation with Central Kentucky officers, police say

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A report of a domestic dispute in Nicholasville ended in police shooting and killing a 27-year-old armed suspect, Kentucky State Police said Thursday.

The shooting occurred just before midnight Wednesday at a residence on Beauford Place, which is off Main Street, according to state police.

When Nicholasville Police Department officers arrived at the home, they were confronted by an armed individual, state police said.Shots were fired, and the suspect died at the scene.

Friends identified the victim as 27-year-old James Crowe. A Facebook fundraiser for his funeral has been created. The fundraiser said he was shot multiple times. Some questioned whether or not Crowe was armed.

A significant other for Crowe’s wrote on Facebook, “My best friend. My heart. My love. My rock. My everything. I’ll never be the same without you here with me.”

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Spurlin Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for Crowe, who is originally from Lancaster.

The state police Critical Response Team is handling the investigation.

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