Scott County Deputy Wounded in Shootout

GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- A Scott County, Kentucky sheriff's deputy is in critical but stable condition after being wounded during a shootout with a federal fugitive.

Deputy Jaime Morales was shot while trying to apprehend 57-year-old Edward Reynolds at a rest stop on Interstate 75 near Georgetown.    

Reynolds was killed in the shootout.   He was wanted for bank robbery in Sarasota, Florida.   

Scott County Sheriff Tony Hampton says Morales is a two-year department veteran who served in the Marines.


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