Friday night, Owensboro police were called to the 2100 block of Carpenter Drive in response to reports of shots being fired.

When they arrived, officers discovered a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

18-year-old Tyshawn Hawkins of Owensboro  was immediately transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

The 17-year-old assailant was been charged with first-degree assault and possession of a defaced firearm.

The shooting happened not very far away from Apollo High School.

According to the OPD, the investigation remains open.