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After eluding police all night, a local teenager has been captured after a manhunt involving several police agencies.
Jesse A. Loving, 19, is lodged in the Shelby County Detention Center, charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting incident Thursday night.
Shelby County Sheriff Mike Armstrong said Loving fired several shots at a deputy who was trying to serve him with a warrant.
The deputy, whom Armstrong declined to name, was not hit by the bullets and was not injured.
After Loving fired the shots, police said he fled on foot. A search by deputies, Shelbyville Police and Kentucky State Police could not locate him.
"We even had a helicopter searching for him," Armstrong said.
Loving, who was considered to be dangerous and armed with a handgun, was apprehended at about noon after being at large for nearly 15 hours. His surrender on Hempridge Road was without incident.
"We had been calling his friends and people he knew this morning, and one of them was able to convince him to turn himself in," Armstrong said. "So we set that up and he is now in custody."
Armstrong said that in addition to the attempted murder charge, he is also being charged with fleeing and evading police.
Loving's bond had not yet set at the time The Sentinel-News went to press.
The shooting happened at 7609 Hempridge Road in Shelby County, which is off U.S. 60, just east of Shelby County High School.
Armstrong said that Loving, who lives on Gray Hill Court, was at his father's house when the deputy caught up with him.
The deputy was attempting to serve a warrant on Loving for fourth-degree domestic assault, violating an emergency protective order, criminal mischief and terroristic threatening in connection with an incident on March 24, Armstrong said.
He added that Loving was arrested before that, on March 9, for the same offense against the same victim, his live-in girlfriend.
In that incident, the girlfriend received various bruises and lacerations and a swollen cheek, the police report said.