Samuel Quinton Edwards was killed by Kentucky State Police Tuesday evening. He was wanted for shooting a Tennessee officer. (Photo: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation) -

Samuel Quinton Edwards was killed by Kentucky State Police Tuesday evening. He was wanted for shooting a Tennessee officer. (Photo: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

A suspect wanted for shooting a Nashville-area police officer during a Monday night pursuit was killed in an exchange of fire with Kentucky State Police in Louisville Tuesday.

Samuel Quinton Edwards, 34, was wanted in connection to a shooting injuring a police officer in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Hendersonville Officer Cameron Ferrell was reportedly hit once during the attack. He was treated at a local hospital and released, WSMV reports.

Following a pursuit Tuesday night around 8 p.m. on Dixie Highway in Louisville, police said a shootout occurred between Edwards and Kentucky State Police with Edwards being killed.

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