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Robbery Suspect Shot, Killed in Independence

A robbery suspect was shot and killed in Independence on Monday morning.

Todd Berly Allen, 27, was a suspect in the early morning robbery of the Magnuson Hotel in Florence. During a chase, he crashed his vehicle in Boone County and took off on foot and was later spotted near Cody Road in Independence. 

A shooting was reported late Monday morning near Carol Ann Lane. Todd was armed, and police shot and killed him when he reportedly did not respond to verbal commands.

According to Todd's Facebook page, he was released from probation on November 6. 

The shooting is being investigated by the Kentucky State Police.

-Staff report

Photo from scene of investigation