Big Bone Lick closed while authorities search for Maryland man

Big Bone Lick closed while authorities search for Maryland man

BOONE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A Northern Kentucky state park was closed Friday while authorities searched for a Maryland man who may be suicidal, armed and dangerous.

Big Bone Lick State Park was shut down after the Boone County Sheriff's Office was contacted around 10 p.m. Thursday with reports of shots fired.

A suspicious vehicle was later found parked near a lake. Running the registration officers learned the man's name, David Rickerson, and his condition. When they called out Rickerson's name they say three gunshots were fired.

The park will remain closed until the search for Rickerson is complete.

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