Man shooting at helicopter arrested
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Authorities arrest gunman accused of opening fire on utility helicopter

Authorities say they have arrested a gunman accused of opening fire on a utility helicopter in Cynthiana and later exchanging gunfire with sheriff's officers.



Thomas Vanmeter later exchanged gunfire with sheriff's officers


Authorities say they have arrested a gunman accused of opening fire on a utility helicopter in Kentucky and later exchanging gunfire with sheriff's officers.

Thomas Vanmeter was captured Tuesday morning in Harrison County, Kentucky, just north of Lexington.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Charles Loudermilk says Vanmeter fired at the helicopter, which was contracted by Kentucky Utilities when it was flying near Cynthiana.


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