Hopkinsville man leads troopers on pursuit after shots fired complaint


HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- State Police say a shots fired complaint turned into a pursuit just after 10 p.m. Tuesday.

KSP says they were called to 18th Street in Hopkinsville for a shots fired call, when they saw a black SUV turning onto Walnut Street with no headlights or taillights.

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Troopers say they activated emergency equipment to stop the SUV, but the vehicle drove off and continued down several streets before going off the road near a cemetery on Moore’s Drive. They say the SUV slid down an embankment, wrecking into a wood line.

Troopers believe the driver gave them a false name. Through investigation, the driver was identified as 61-year-old Creadle Hubbard.

KSP says Hubbard was wearing a ballistic vest, and was in possession of multiple firearms.

Hubbard was also served two warrants, one of which had been obtained by the U.S. Marshals.