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Reuben Ruffin, Jr., 24
Utica, Kentucky
March 19, 2018

Agencies: Kentucky State Police

Last updated: 7 months ago

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24 year old Rueben Ruffin Jr. of Frankfort died about 30 minutes after being shot by a Kentucky State Trooper.  Police said that the shooting followed an incident in which police answered a call abouit a person turning donuts in a Daviess County field.  Police found the black jeep involved at a home and spotted a man coming out.  The man, Ruffin, got back in the jeep and drove through a field and crashed.  According to police, he came out of the car with a gun and approached Trooper Blake Owens, who ordered him to drop his gun.  He didn't and Owens shot him.