Authorities Say Man At Sale Creek Standoff Fired Up To 30 Shots At 6 Deputies

Friday, September 9, 2016
Kevin New
Kevin New

Authorities said a man involved in a standoff with sheriff deputies at Sale Creek on Wednesday night fired up to 30 shots at six deputies.

Kevin L. New, 46, of Leggett Road, is charged with six counts of attempted first-degree murder.

Deputies responded to the home on a possible suicidal person.

The first deputies on the scene came under immediate fire with at least six shots fired. More shots were fired as two other deputies arrived.

The Sheriff's Office SWAT team arrived, then New fired at two more deputies, it was stated.

Members of the SWAT team then returned fire.

No one was injured despite all the shots fired.

New was taken to Erlanger Hospital for a medical evaluation.


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