OPD: Man shot Friday night, wound potentially fatal

October 8, 2021 | 9:49 pm

Updated October 8, 2021 | 9:49 pm

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A 51-year-old male suffered a potentially fatal gunshot wound on W. 8th Street Friday night, according to the Owensboro Police Department.

According to a release, at approximately 7:50 p.m. OPD responded to the 800 block of W. 8th Street for a shooting. When officers arrived they located the male victim with a single gunshot wound. 

The victim was transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries. 

Detectives are continuing to investigate and anyone with additional information  can call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at  270-687-8484. 

October 8, 2021 | 9:49 pm

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