According to an Owensboro Police Department news release, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Friday, OPD responded to the 2100 block of Carpenter Drive on a report of a burglary where shots had been fired. Upon arrival officers located an 18-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds in front of the residence who was transported to the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.
A 17-year-old juvenile was charged with first degree assault and possession of a defaced firearm.
Detectives responded and are currently investigating. Anyone with any information about the incident is encouraged to call the Owensboro Police Department at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.