Owensboro Police Investigating Overnight Shooting and Robbery [Update]
Owensboro Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting and armed robbery here in Owensboro. Here's the latest in the case, including information about an arrest in the case.
According to OPD, at approximately 10:31pm last night, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 700 block of Sycamore Street. Several gunshots were heard in the area and officers located an adult male with an apparent gun shot wound. He was found near the intersection of West 8th and Poplar Street. Yellow Ambulance and a Deputy Coroner responded to the location of the shooting victim, whose name is not being released until his family is notified.
Officers from OPD continue to investigate. But they have made an arrest in the case. Detectives have charged a 17-year-old juvenile with Murder, Tampering with Evidence, Receiving Stolen Property (firearm), and Trafficking in Marijuana. He is housed in the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center.