Kentucky State Police say man dies after being shot by police outside Elizabethtown grocery

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ELIZABETHTOWN, Kentucky — Kentucky State Police say a man has been fatally shot by an Elizabethtown police officer during an altercation outside a grocery.

Police were called to the Kroger just before 8 p.m. Sunday with a report of a disturbance. State police said Elizabethtown Officer Josh Burris arrived and confronted a man who had a handgun and was assaulting a woman in the parking lot.

State police say the man fired his weapon and that Burris responded with gunfire, hitting the man.

The man was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

State police said the man, whose name hasn't been released, had additional weapons and ammunition at the scene.

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