MPD Releases Names of Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

Jun 25, 2014

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The Madisonville Police Department has released the names of the officers who shot and killed a man after a weekend pursuit. 

Senior Patrol Officer Ryan Clark and Patrol Officer Justin Browning pursued Douglas M. Seaton after he fled a traffic stop Saturday. According to a Kentucky State Police news release, Seaton exited his vehicle and brandished a firearm. Clark and Browning shot Seaton as he approached them, refusing to follow their orders. Per agency policy, officers Clark and Browning have been placed on paid administrative leave.