Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks (10931)

9/14/2015: The incident occured along Interstate 24 in Eddyville after a Kentucky State Trooper had conducted a traffic stop on Johnson-Shanks. Moments later, Johnson-Shanks fled the scene with the trooper giving chase. Shortly after the high speed pursuit began, Johnson-Shanks fired shots into the trooper’s cruiser, killing him. Johnson-Shanks ran away and was found hours later in a rural, wooded area a couple of miles from the shooting. The subject refused to drop his weapon and was shot by officers, and he later died at a hospital

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