Troopers kill man in Harlan County, Ky armed robbery

HARLAN, Ky. (WVLT) -- Kentucky State Police say a man was shot and killed during a standoff after an armed robbery.

It happened late Friday at the Dollar General in the Coldiron community.

KSP says 50-year-old Neil Saylor went into the store with a gun to get money.

When troopers arrived, they say he refused to comply with their orders to drop the weapon. There was a standoff for several hours.

Troopers say they shot Saylor when he allegedly became aggressive.

His body has been taken to the state medical examiners office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

A Kentucky State Police Shoot Team has responded to investigate.


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