Incident

3-29-2018 Kentucky Hopkinsville 1-1

Location

March 29, 2018

Paulette Ct
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Geolocation: 36.8593, -87.5088

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Officer Phillip Meacham
  • Age: 38
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: James Kenneth Decoursey
  • Age: 35
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Police Targeted

Notes

OIS officer killed; susp escaped in stolen car; suspect shot and killed by police next morning in Clarksville TN

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

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District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 3
State House District: 8