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Kentucky State Police troopers shoot and kill domestic violence suspect

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police shot and killed a man wanted for unlawful imprisonment and allegedly assaulting his wife.

The shooting happened Monday near the Woodford-Scott County line.

Arrest warrants were issued for 34-year-old Juan Godines of South Carolina. Troopers tried to stop Godines around 5 p.m., but he drove away.

After a chase, troopers caught up with Godines in the woods. Authorities say he was armed, and they shot him.

Godines died at the scene.

KSP is investigating the shooting.

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