Kentucky man killed in police shootout

An officer involved shooting resulting in a fatality occurred early Tuesday, December 26, in northern Weakley County.


According to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report, the incident started at approximately 1:45 a.m. when Salvador Byassee of Clinton, Kentucky failed to stop at a sobriety checkpoint being conducted on Hwy 1218 in Hickman County by the Kentucky State Police. This resulted in a Hickman County, Kentucky sheriff’s deputy chasing the suspect south into Tennessee on Hwy 118.


(See compete story in Dec. 27th issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)

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