A Kentucky State Police trooper shot and killed a man brandishing a knife after he wounded another officer late Sunday in Bath County, investigators said.
Kentucky State Police trooper Jason Brown responded to a call of a suspicious person on Bethel Ridge Road. When Brown found Dwayne Martin, 34, of Sharpsburg, near Bethel Christian Church, Martin waved a knife aggressively toward Brown, according to police.
Brown shot Martin, who continued toward Brown and stabbed him in the arm, according to police. Trooper Thurman Paige then shot Martin.
Martin died at the scene. The state police Critical Response Team is investigating.
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Brown has been released from University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.