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A manhunt has been launched in Kentucky after a state trooper was shot and killed by a gunman who fled into nearby woods following a high speed pursuit.
Police have shut down a section of Interstate 24 as they investigate the death of trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder, 31.
The suspect has been named by Kentucky State Police as Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks, a 25-year-old from Missouri, who authorities warn should be considered 'armed and dangerous'.
I hate to say it, very much so, but there's a breaking point here and we may have just passed it over the last several months.
Citizens are tired of police not being held accountable