LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Tuesday marks one year since the death of Kentucky State Police trooper Joseph "Cameron" Ponder.

On Sept. 13, 2015, Ponder was shot and killed by Joseph Johnson-Shanks in Lyon County.

Loved ones say Ponder served in the U.S. Navy and trained with the Navy Seals.

Trooper Ponder was a native of Rineyville and graduated from the Kentucky State Police Academy in Jan. 2015.

Johnson-Shanks was later found by police and shot after pointing a weapon at authorities. He died from his injuries.


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