Massachusetts Cop Forum banner
1 - 2 of 2 Posts

·
MassCops Angel
Joined
·
121,497 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·

Deputy Anthony Rakes was killed.

  • Story Photos:
  • A Marion County sheriff's deputy was shot and killed during a traffic stop early Wednesday, according to Kentucky State Police.
Deputy Anthony Rakes, 31, was taken to Springview Hospital in Lebanon after he was shot about 2 a.m., but he died during surgery, state police said.
State police later arrested the suspect, Dewayne Shipp, 49, of Breckinridge County, after stopping him in Campbellsville. Shipp has been charged with murder.
Rakes was driving east on U.S. 68 when he saw a 2007 Kia stopped in the westbound lane, said Trooper Billy Gregory, a state police spokesman.
Rakes turned around and pulled up behind the vehicle to see what was wrong. He was shot beside the vehicle, Gregory said.
Before approaching the car, Rakes had called in the license number to the dispatch center, Gregory said. That is standard procedure. Among other things, the purpose is to give police information in case something happens to the officer during the traffic stop.
After Rakes was shot, he was able to call dispatch to report the shooting, Gregory said.
Police and emergency workers found Rakes at the scene of the shooting, which was near the Lebanon city limits.
cpy
 
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
Top