Pikeville, Kentucky police officer shot and killed

Pikeville Police Officer, Scotty Hamilton, shot and killed in the line of duty.

The Pikeville Police Department has confirmed that Officer Scotty Hamilton has been shot and killed in the line of duty. Hamilton has been with the Pikeville Police Department since 2006, and lost his life in a shooting late last night.

At this time, no information has been released on any possible suspects, and no arrests have been made. A state police investigation is underway, and anyone with more information is asked to contact the Pikeville Police Department at (606) 437-6236, or Kentucky State Police at (606) 437-6236.

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