August 19, 2019

Off-Duty Kentucky Officer Shot, Killed by Man Posing as Cop

Posted on March 29, 2018 @ 23:11 by in POLICE, Uncategorized

A suspect is at large after an officer with the Hopkinsville (KY) Police Department was shot and killed Thursday evening

According to the Hopkinsville Police Department, at 5:10 p.m., the off-duty officer was driving in his personal vehicle when a man “pretending to be a police officer” pulled over the real officer’s car.

Police haven’t specified what transpired, other than “shortly after that,” the off-duty officer was fatally shot, the department said in a news release Thursday night.

Authorities are searching for the suspect, 35-year-old James Kennith Decoursey, who remains at large, the Leaf-Chronicle reports.


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