Suspect Shot by Officers in West Buechel Dies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A suspect who was shot by police officers in West Buechel on Sunday has died.

Police 37-year-old Miguel Escalona Vivas had shot another man near Bardstown Road and Bashford Manor Lane before he was confronted by a West Buechel officer and an off-duty officer from Hurstbourne Acres.

Police say Vivas was shot when he pointed a weapon at the officers.    

The officers are Keith Walz of West Buechel and Gary Phelps of Hurstbourne Acres.  

The condition of the other man who was shot is not known.

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