Early Sunday morning, Owensboro police were called to the 1500 block of West Ninth Street in response to a report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they discovered the body of 25-year-old Nick Decker who had succumbed to a single gunshot wound.

Earlier today, the news came that an arrest had been made in connection to the case.

Owensboro police have arrested 42-year-old Cortemius Martez Peoples in connection with Sunday's shooting.

Peoples has been charged with murder, 1st degree robbery, 1st degree burglary, and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon in the murder of Nick Decker.

As you can see from the OPD's Facebook post, the investigation is ongoing.


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