On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018, the Owensboro Police Department was dispatched to the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital due to an adult male who had suffered a gunshot wound. Through further investigation it was determined the victim had sustained non-life threatening injuries related to the shooting and that it had occurred in the area of the 1000 block of Omega Street. Officers previously responded to a firearm discharge complaint in that area but were unable to locate a scene or victim at the time. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information about the incident is encouraged to call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.
Victim: Andre Barksdale
Owensboro 20 year old male