- Associated Press - Sunday, April 19, 2015

WILMORE, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say an armed man was shot and killed by police after confronting officers outside of a residence in central Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police spokesman Robert Purdy said in a news release that two Wilmore officers responded to a residence at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday. Officers said the man was armed, confronted them outside of the residence and then was shot.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His identity was not released.

Purdy says the Kentucky State Police are investigating the shooting. Wilmore is about 17 miles southwest of Lexington.

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