Incident

9-13-2015 Kentucky Eddyville 1-1

Location

September 13, 2015

I 24 and KY 139
Eddyville, Kentucky
Geolocation: 37.0725, -88.0836

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks
  • Age: 25
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed

Notes

Perp killed during standoff with police

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 1
State House District: 6