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.
Anyone with information related to this shooting is asked to call Kentucky State Police or 606-878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.