LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say one of their troopers shot a man who threw a knife at him.
KSP says the incident happened Sunday night just after 11:30. Officers were checking on Gerald Scheppa of Elizabethtown after officials say he made references to suicide.
Officials say Scheppa ran into the woods around his home, and then threw a knife at the trooper chasing him. KSP says after the knife was thrown, a KSP trooper shot him.
Scheppa was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. He faces assault third degree charges.
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