Five People Shot At Sunday Morning Block Party

Madisonville Police say several people were shot early Sunday morning at a block party.

Posted: Aug 30, 2020 10:25 AM
Updated: Aug 31, 2020 1:17 PM

Madisonville Police say several people have been shot early Sunday morning at a block party. 

Officers say they responded to an assault call on Elm St at the intersection of Pride Ave, where there were reportedly around 100 people gathering and having a block party.

MPD says for unknown reasons, an individual or individuals began shooting a firearm. Authorities say five people were shot at the block party.

According to MPD, two of those people, a 43-year-old and a 14-year-old, have been life-flighted to an Evansville hospital for their injuries. 

Police say the 43-year-old remains in serious condition.

Three other people who were shot were taken to Baptist Health Madisonville for non-life-threatening injuries. 

Police say detectives have been unable to locate any witnesses who can advise who was shooting during this incident. 

The Madisonville Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact Detective Kyle Dame at (270)-824-2121 ext. 2014. If anyone would like to remain anonymous, they can call the Hopkins County Crimestoppers at (270)-825-1111. 

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