KSP: Sheriff's deputy involved in Central City shooting

Two people were taken to the hospital after an officer-involved shooting in Central City Saturday afternoon.

Kentucky State Police tell 14 News that a Muhlenberg County Sheriff's deputy made a traffic stop and began approaching the vehicle on foot when the driver accelerated in reverse trying to hit the deputy.

We're told that's when the deputy began firing shots at the vehicle.

KSP says the male driver and female passenger were taken to the hospital. They say the passenger has been released.

The driver is listed in critical condition.

No names are being released at this moment.

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