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Kentucky police officer shot with rifle while in vehicle, flown to hospital: report

A Kentucky police officer was shot Monday and the gunman was being sought. 

The Kentucky State Police said an Olive Hill police officer was shot while sitting in a vehicle, The Daily Independent reported. 

The unidentified officer was shot by a high-powered rifle through a passenger window.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear asked residents across the state to pray for the injured officer. 

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“We are here for this family and entire law enforcement community during this difficult time,” he tweeted. 

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