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Murder Suspect Arrested in Bowling Green

Date of News Release: 05/19/2005

(BOWLING GREEN, Ky.) - On 05-19-2005 the Bowling Green Police Department received information that a murder suspect from Smyrna, TN was possibly working at a construction site near Scottsville Road in Bowling Green. When Bowling Green Officers arrived at the construction site, a subject fled from the area. Bowling Green Police put out a B.O.L.O. for all area Police Agencies. Troopers from the Bowling Green State Police Post converged on the area. Trooper John Holbrook observed a subject on foot at the I-65 Northbound entrance ramp, at exit 22. At 1239 hours, Trooper Holbrook ordered the subject to stop, and at that time the subject brandished a handgun and pointed it at Trooper Holbrook while advancing in the Trooper's direction. Trooper Holbrook fired one round from his duty weapon, striking the subject, bringing his advance to a halt. The subject was transported by ambulance to the Medical Center at Bowling Green for treatment. Trooper Holbrook was un-injured in the incident.

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