HOPKINSVILLE, KY. Police are searching for a gunman who shot a Hopkinsville Police Officer during a traffic stop.
Police say that around 1 a.m., a woman was robbed at gunpoint by two masked men at a Walmart on Clinic Drive. The suspects then escaped in a dark-colored Dodge.
The victim says the suspects also stole her Chevy Tahoe and hit her friend in the face.The police chief said Officer Jeremy Davidson saw one of the vehicles involved in the robbery and performed a traffic stop near North Drive and Sanderson Drive by Freedom Elementary School.
Police said the suspect tried to flee, and after a short pursuit, the suspect was stopped after police deployed spike strips. Police said the suspect then began shooting.
Davidson was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center by a deputy, where he remains in stable condition.