(UPDATE:) Reports have named Phillip Meacham as the Hopkinsville police officer shot and killed in Christian County, Kentucky by a man impersonating an officer.
Hopkinsville Police Officer Meacham was off-duty at the time of the shooting Thursday evening.
Hopkinsville Police officials said the suspect, 35-year-old James Kenneth Decoursey, attempted to pull over a driver. That driver was Meacham. Shortly after Decoursey initiated the fake traffic stop, that’s when he allegedly shot the officer. Officer Meacham was transported to the hospital where he later died. Continue reading
Police scanner traffic indicates multiple ambulances are responding to reports of a shooting in a Louisville Buechel neighborhood. A police officer and several civilians were shot, reports say.
The Louisville Metro Police Department is responding after multiple people — including a police officer — have been shot in Louisville’s Buechel neighborhood.
According to a MetroSafe supervisor, the first reports were received just after 1:30 p.m. We’re told it happened near the intersection of Bardstown Road and Fegenbush Lane. Continue reading
A newlywed who was gunned down in Cherokee Triangle was able to return fire and hit one of the suspects.
Louisville Police confirm that 30-year-old Jason Spencer was armed with a gun and returned fire at the suspects.
A 15-year-old boy was shot, and he was later taken into custody in the Park Hill neighborhood. A second suspect remains at large. Continue reading