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LIVE: 2 charged with murder in death of JCSO Deputy Brandon Shirley

LIVE UPDATES:2 indicted on murder charges.We have not confirmed the spelling on names of suspects yet, but they are ages 18 and 28.Several law enforcement agencies will be joined by Louisville’s mayor on Thursday to give an update on the murder of a slain Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy.Brandon Shirley was fatally shot in the early morning hours of Aug. 5, 2021, while he was working security at Rockford Lane Auto Sales.He died at the hospital. When the shooting took place, police called it an ambush, and Chief Erika Shields alluded that an arrest or arrests was imminent because detectives already had identified a couple of potential suspects.In November, when Shirley’s parents made claims about their interactions with detectives, Louisville Metro Police Department reaffirmed that they were committed to bringing the killer or killers to justice.”Balancing the integrity of a murder investigation versus the very real needs and desires of survivors’ families is an excruciatingly difficult, constantly evolving process,” they said. Read more here.LMPD will be holding a news conference at 3 p.m. in Metro Hall. WLKY will stream it in the player above.Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Special Agent in Charge of ATF Louisville Field Office, Special Agent in Charge of FBI Louisville Field Office and others will all be on hand.They did not provide any further details about what will be announced.

LIVE UPDATES:

  • 2 indicted on murder charges.
  • We have not confirmed the spelling on names of suspects yet, but they are ages 18 and 28.

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Several law enforcement agencies will be joined by Louisville’s mayor on Thursday to give an update on the murder of a slain Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy.

Brandon Shirley was fatally shot in the early morning hours of Aug. 5, 2021, while he was working security at Rockford Lane Auto Sales.

He died at the hospital.

When the shooting took place, police called it an ambush, and Chief Erika Shields alluded that an arrest or arrests was imminent because detectives already had identified a couple of potential suspects.

In November, when Shirley’s parents made claims about their interactions with detectives, Louisville Metro Police Department reaffirmed that they were committed to bringing the killer or killers to justice.

“Balancing the integrity of a murder investigation versus the very real needs and desires of survivors’ families is an excruciatingly difficult, constantly evolving process,” they said.

Read more here.

LMPD will be holding a news conference at 3 p.m. in Metro Hall. WLKY will stream it in the player above.

Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Special Agent in Charge of ATF Louisville Field Office, Special Agent in Charge of FBI Louisville Field Office and others will all be on hand.

They did not provide any further details about what will be announced.

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