Trooper David Jones
Kentucky State Police
Post 6, Dry Ridge
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Police Involved Shooting in Paris, KY
Date of News Release: 07/31/2012
(Paris, KY) – On July 30th, 2011 the Paris Police Department was dispatched to 532 Hanson Street around 1:10 p.m. for a possible physical domestic in progress. Upon arrival of Officer Kevin Anderson, (a 7 year veteran of the Paris Police Department), a male subject (Ray E. Holder (36) of Paris) at the residence had a weapon and was standing at the door. Officer Anderson and Mr. Holder got into an altercation and Officer Anderson discharged his weapon striking Mr. Holder one time. Mr. Holder was taken to the Bourbon County Hospital and then Air lifted to University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Officer Anderson substained minor injuries from the altercation. Mr. Holder was pronounced deceased at UK Medical Center around 3:39 a.m on July 31st, 2012.
The incident remains under investigation by detectives from the Dry Ridge Post.