Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Shooting Investigation at the Kentucky Welcome Center in Simpson County
Date of News Release: 07/16/2014
(Bowling Green, KY) - On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 9:25 P.M. Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to a shooting at the Kentucky Welcome Center in Simpson County, Kentucky.
Preliminary investigation shows that a male subject walked up to a vehicle that was parked at the Rest Area and opened fire on the driver of the vehicle. According to witness statements the male subject then turned the gun on himself. The driver has been identified is Jamie Plymel(40) of Spring Hill, TN. Mr. Plymel was pronounced dead at the Franklin Medical Center.
The male subject was taken to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville were he died from his injuries. The subject's name is not being released pending notification.
The investigation is still ongoing.