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BARDSTOWN - The Kentucky State Police is calling upon the public to assist in the investigation of the shooting death of Bardstown police officer Jason Ellis.
Ellis was shot on Saturday morning at Exit 34 of the Blue Grass Parkway. Officials said that Ellis was ambushed as he was making a call about debris on the off-ramp.
The incident happened around 2:55 a.m. on Saturday. Anyone who may have driven in the area and seen anything is asked to send any tips to the Kentucky State Police at www.kentuckystatepolice.org.
There is a $6,000 reward in place.