LISTEN: Dispatch traffic released in Kettering officer-involved shooting

Kettering PD Officer Jonathon McCoy has been placed on administrative leave, which is common procedure. (Photo: WKEF/WRGT/Kettering Police) 

KETTERING, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - The man shot and killed Sunday night in a Kettering officer-involved shooting has been identified as Jason Hoops, 33, of Fairborn.

In a news conference Kettering Police Chief Chip Protsman says the officer is Jonathon McCoy. Officer McCoy has been placed on administrative leave, which is normal procedure, the chief said. McCoy was making a traffic stop Sunday night, August 27, in the area of Bataan Drive and Craig Drive. Protsman said there were three people in the vehicle, and that Hoops had a gun. Officer McCoy called for additional officers at 6:38 p.m., just one minute later, he called over the radio that shots had been fired.

LISTEN: Kettering Police release dispatch traffic of officer-involved shooting.

Officer McCoy has been with the Kettering Police Department since May of 2015. Before joining the department, he was a police officer for the University of Dayton from December 2012 until May of 2015. Chief Protsman said McCoy was also a part-time police officer for Cedarville University. McCoy is also a member of the Regional SWAT Team and a bike officer.

Chief Protsman says the last officer-involved shooting while an officer was on duty in Kettering was in either 1980 or 1981.


KETTERING, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) -- Kettering Police are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened Sunday evening. Crews were called to the area of Bataan Drive and Craig Drive after a shots fired report.

Fox 45 spoke to Kettering Police Officer John Jung. He confirmed that a shooting happened and that the suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment. No other details about his condition.

According to a post on the Kettering Police Department's Facebook page, the officer involved in the shooting was not injured.

Officer Jung says more details will be released in a press conference tomorrow, Monday, August 27.

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information.

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