According to a new release from OPD, On Monday, June 19, 2017, at approximately 11:45 a.m. the Owensboro Police Department responded to E. 5th Street and Allen Street in reference to a man with weapon call.
Upon arrival, officers located one adult male victim with a single gunshot wound to his abdomen. That subject was transported by ambulance to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.
Approximately 7 minutes after the initial dispatch, Officers located a person of interest in the 500 block of Cedar Street and placed him into custody without incident.
According to witnesses, the two individuals began arguing at this location which
led to the firearm discharge.
Logan C. Brown
400 block of Allen Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
Darrius H. Walton
500 block of Cedar Street
Charges – Assault, 1st Degree – Class B Felony