The Elizabethtown Police Foundation’s Board of Directors voted to contribute $5,000.00 towards the reward fund for Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Shirley’s murder. The Elizabethtown Police Foundation is joining with the FBI, ATF and the Louisville Police Foundation and collectively offering a monetary reward of up to $80,000 for the information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for Deputy Brandon Shirley’s murder.******
The Louisville Field Offices of the FBI and Bureau of ATF with the Louisville Metro Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating those responsible for the murder of Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Shirley. At approximately 2:30 a.m., on August 5, 2021, Deputy Shirley was working in uniform on an off-duty security assignment at the Rockford Lane Auto Sales, 2618 Rockford Lane, Shively, KY. A gunman, or possibly gunmen, approached Deputy Shirley and opened fire. Deputy Shirley was rushed to the hospital, but he succumbed to his wounds.
Anyone with information regarding Deputy Shirley’s murder should take no action themselves but should immediately call the FBI at (502) 263-6000, ATF at (888) ATF-TIPS, or the Louisville Metro Police at (502) 574-LMPD. Tips can also be submitted at tips.fbi.gov or firstname.lastname@example.org.