UPDATE: (Lebanon, KY) – Preliminary Autopsy results indicate that Marion County Deputy Sheriff Carl Anthony Rakes died from injuries sustained from two gunshot wounds located in the abdomen and upper torso area. A final autopsy report will be released at a later date.
UPDATE: (Lebanon, KY) – 49-year-old Dewayne Shipp has been charged with Murder – Police Officer in the death of 31-year-old Marion County Deputy Sheriff Carl Anthony Rakes. Shipp is currently being transported to University Hospital in Louisville where he is being treated for a self inflicted gunshot wound. It is unknown when he sustained the wound.
An autopsy will be performed on Deputy Rakes today at the Medical Examiner’s office in Louisville.
(Lebanon, KY) – The Kentucky State Police are currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 2:00 AM EDT this morning. The incident occurred when Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes initiated a traffic stop on a 2007 KIA. Deputy Rakes was shot during the stop and died at Springview Hospital while in surgery. He was a 6 year veteran of the Marion County Sheriff’s Department and had previously served with the Lebanon Police Department. The suspect, 49-year-old Dewayne Shipp, of McDaniel, KY was later arrested in the limits of Campbellsville on a traffic stop by Kentucky State Police and officers from the Campbellsville Police Department. Shipp was transported to Taylor County Hospital to be treated for a leg injury.