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OPD: 14-year-old arrested after shooting at another juvenile on moped Sunday

May 16, 2022 | 10:34 am

Updated May 16, 2022 | 10:34 am

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A 14-year-old male has been arrested after shooting at another juvenile who was driving on a moped Sunday afternoon, according to the Owensboro Police Department.

According to a release, at approximately 2:07 p.m. Sunday, OPD responded to the area of West 7th Street and Crabtree Avenue for a firearm discharge. Officers determined a juvenile on a moped had been shot at by another juvenile. 

Detectives responded to investigate and were able to locate the juvenile suspect who was charged with one count of first-degree wanton endangerment and one count of possession of a handgun by a minor (first Offense). This juvenile was lodged in the Warren Regional Juvenile Detention Center. 

Detectives continue 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.

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May 16, 2022 | 10:34 am

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