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Video: Fugitive Rapist Shot, Killed by Kentucky Police

October 30, 2015  | 

VIDEO: Fugitive Rapist Shot, Killed by Kentucky Police

A rapist who was the target of a six-day manhunt after allegedly shooting a Tennessee officer was killed by police early Friday in what officials described as a "scary" conclusion, reports NBC.

Floyd Ray Cook, 62, was fatally shot near Burkesville, Kentucky, after being traced to a wooded area with the help of a police helicopter's thermal camera.

Law enforcement agents converged on a building in the hunt for Cook, who was accused of shooting a Tennessee police officer during a traffic stop on Saturday.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Billy Gregory said two colleagues and a U.S. Marshal encountered the fugitive on an embankment near Kentucky Route 61 about seven miles south of Burkesville.

"Cook had a handgun and gunfire was exchanged," Gregory said. "Cook was wounded and was pronounced dead at the scene. No officers were injured."


Comments (2)

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Tom @ 10/31/2015 11:05 AM

Glad this POS is no longer a menace. Good job KY LEO's.

S.S. @ 11/2/2015 8:06 AM

Glad no other officers were injured. One down several to go......

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