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Three police officers were killed and several were injured in a mass shooting

A 49-year-old man has been detained after shooting two police officers and injuring several others in a mass shooting at his home in Kentucky.

Around 6:44 pm, a shooting took place in Floyd County. Kentucky police said Thursday local time. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear called it a "barricade situation."

PHOTO: In this screen grab from a video, law enforcement officers are shown on the scene where a suspect shot several people in Allen, Ky.

From the video on this screen, the law enforcement officer will be shown in the next scene. .. Suspects shot dead several people in Allen, Kentucky.


According to the arrest report, with a rifle Armed Lance Storz fired multiple times at police officers around his home, killing two police officers and one police officer, K9.

According to the arrest report, five other police officers and an emergency manager were injured, but state police said four police officers and one civilian were injured.

PHOTO: This booking photo provided by Pike County, Kentucky, jail shows Lance Storz. Two officers were killed when Storz opened fire on police attempting to serve a warrant at a home in eastern Kentucky on June 30, 2022, authorities said.

This reserved photo from a prison in Pike County, Kentucky is from Reims. Shows the prison. Two police officers were killed on June 30, 2022, when Storz fired at police in an attempt to provide a warrant at his home in eastern Kentucky, officials said.

Pike County, Kentucky, Prison via AP

According to state police, one of the injured is in serious condition.

The murdered police officer was identified by the Sheriff's Office as Deputy Chief of Staff William Petrie and Captain Ralph Frazier of Prestonberg Police.

"Floyd County and our brave first responders suffered tragic losses last night," the governor tweeted Friday. "I would like to ask everyone in Kentucky to pray for this community. This is a tough morning for our federation."

Storz is a police officer. He has been detained on multiple charges, including murder and attempted murder by police officers. He has entered his innocence and has been detained on $ 10 million in public debt. Storz will return to court on July 11.

ABC News' Jason Volack contributed to this report.