2 indicted on federal carjacking charges in Hopkinsville police officer shooting case

Officer Jeremy Davidson (Photo courtesy: Hopkinsville Police Department Facebook page)

HOPKINSVILLE, KY — A federal grand jury indicted two Clarksville, Tennessee, men this week on carjacking charges in the shooting of a Hopkinsville, Kentucky, police officer.

Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot while performing a traffic stop in February. He was trying to pull over a 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe linked to a robbery when he was shot in the head and arm. The day of the shooting, Feb. 18, 28-year-old Keith Allen Kuzyk was arrested. The next day, 19-year-old Anthony Johnson was arrested in the case.

Kuzyk and Davidson are charged with carjacking in the five-count federal indictment. The grand jury also charged Kuzyk with carrying and discharging of a semiautomatic pistol during the carjacking, and they charged Johnson with carrying and brandishing a semiautomatic rifle during a crime of violence.

Kuzyk is also charged with two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

In Christian County, Kuzyk is also charged with attempted murder of a police officer.