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Shively police explain why there are no new updates yet

The Shively Police Department has released a statement explaining why there have been no updates on the deadly shooting that left a man dead at an animal clinic. On Sunday, May 14, Trent Taylor, 21, was shot and killed during an altercation at Shively Animal Hospital and Clinic. There have been a lot of questions regarding what actually led to the shooting, but for now, police say they can’t give any new details. “There is currently no additional information to release regarding this investigation,” the Shively police said. “This is a tragic situation. We recognize the community’s desire for additional details concerning the investigation, but it is critical to preserve the integrity of the case.”Taylor’s parents have been thanking the community for their support and are continuing to ask for justice for their son.In a statement released to WLKY on Wednesday, they said he died protecting his co-workers, including his mother and brother, from an aggressive client.Police say no one has been arrested because there is the potential for a claim of self -defense.Hear from neighbors in the player below:They said they will consult with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office only after their investigation is complete.The police said that releasing the details surrounding the shooting could negatively affect the integrity of the case and not allow for an unbiased review.”Our ultimate desire is for the facts to be reviewed in an accurate manner,” they said. “We always strive to balance public transparency while maintaining the integrity of the investigation.”Police said they are thoroughly investigating the case and have interviewed several witnesses. They said over 20 people were there on the day of the incident, and they still have more interviews to get through. They said they intended to speak to everyone who was present. Anyone with additional information is asked to call 502-930-2SPD. Police say that all information provided will be kept strictly confidential.

The Shively Police Department has released a statement explaining why there have been no updates on the deadly shooting that left a man dead at an animal clinic.

On Sunday, May 14, Trent Taylor, 21, was shot and killed during an altercation at Shively Animal Hospital and Clinic.

There have been a lot of questions regarding what actually led to the shooting, but for now, police say they can’t give any new details.

“There is currently no additional information to release regarding this investigation,” the Shively police said. “This is a tragic situation. We recognize the community’s desire for additional details concerning the investigation, but it is critical to preserve the integrity of the case.”

Taylor’s parents have been thanking the community for their support and are continuing to ask for justice for their son.

In a statement released to WLKY on Wednesday, they said he died protecting his co-workers, including his mother and brother, from an aggressive client.

Police say no one has been arrested because there is the potential for a claim of self-defense.

Hear from neighbors in the player below:


They said they will consult with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office only after their investigation is complete.

The police said that releasing the details surrounding the shooting could negatively affect the integrity of the case and not allow for an unbiased review.

“Our ultimate desire is for the facts to be reviewed in an accurate manner,” they said. “We always strive to balance public transparency while maintaining the integrity of the investigation.”

Police said they are thoroughly investigating the case and have interviewed several witnesses. They said over 20 people were there on the day of the incident, and they still have more interviews to get through.

They said they intended to speak to everyone who was present.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call 502-930-2SPD. Police say that all information provided will be kept strictly confidential.

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