UPDATE: All suspects connected to officer-involved shooting in custody
UPDATE: (02/18/19 11:30 p.m.)
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- Hopkinsville Police say all four suspects connected to the officer-involved shooting following a pursuit Monday are now in custody.
Police say a victim reported that unknown suspects had stolen a Chevy Tahoe and drove off, followed by a black Ram truck.
Officers say they saw the vehicles near Canton Street. Both cars drove off while officers tried to stop them. The Tahoe was lost in the Clarksville area. Stop sticks were used on the truck, then officers say that’s when shots were fired.
Police say that around 8:30 a.m., another car was stolen from the Waffle House in Hopkinsville. That car was later spotted in Clarksville.
They say that after a short pursuit, the vehicle was stopped and the driver was identified as Keith Kuzyk, who was taken into custody.
Police also arrested 24-year-old September Neblett, 25-year-old Amber Neblett, and 19-year-old Anthony Johnson.
UPDATE: (02/18/19 8:30 P.M.)
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Hopkinsville Police Department says they have arrested three out of the four suspects they had been looking for.
The department says Officer Davidson is recovering nicely.
UPDATE: (02/18/19 6:30 P.M.)
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Police in Kentucky say a suspect shot and wounded a police officer during a robbery pursuit.
Hopkinsville Police Chief Clayton Sumner says Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot in the head and arm Monday.
Sumner says two vehicles were involved in a robbery at a Walmart and separate police chases ensued. Davidson had attempted a traffic stop on one of the vehicles when the suspect started shooting. Sumner says Davidson is in good condition at a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.
In Tennessee, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release one of the suspects was later captured in Cunningham, Tennessee. The statement says 28-year-old Keith Allen Kuzyk was arrested on a felony evading charge.
Last March, an off-duty Hopkinsville officer was fatally shot and a suspect was later killed by law enforcement officials in Tennessee.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ/WKDZ) — Police are searching for suspects after they say an officer was shot early Monday morning.
According to police, the shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. on North Drive in Hopkinsville.
They say they don’t know the seriousness of the officer’s injuries yet, but that he is “doing okay.”
According to WDKZ Radio in Cadiz, the chase followed a robbery at the Wal-Mart on Clinic Drive.
They report police tried to stop a suspect vehicle and deployed spike strips to stop it; when they did, shots were fired.
According to WDKZ, police believe an assault rifle was used to shoot the officer.
They report police lost that vehicle, as well as another they believe is involved in this.
We’ll continue to bring you the latest information as we get it.