Mass shooting kills 3, injures many cops

Three Kentucky police officers were killed & several others wounded after a 49-year-old man opened fire at his residence.

The Prestonburg Police Department announced Jacob R. Chaffins' death on Facebook Friday.

"As an EMT, firefighter, & police officer, you've served Prestonsburg & the Commonwealth.

You were a valiant soldier, the message said. "Since you started police, you've saved countless lives; that's how you gave yours.

We'll always shine your light on Paisley and the globe. We'll keep watch."

Deputy William Petry and Prestonsburg Police Capt. Ralph Frasure were also killed. 

Police said the incident happened in Floyd County at 6:44 p.m. Andy Beshear dubbed it a "barricade."

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