OPD Investigating after 17-year-old Male is Shot

The Owensboro Police Department is investigating after a 17-year-old male was shot on Sunday afternoon.

Posted: Aug 8, 2021 4:49 PM
Updated: Aug 9, 2021 1:13 AM

The Owensboro Police Department responded to the 900 block of Holly Avenue on 2:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8th after getting reports of a firearm discharge.

On scene, they discovered a a 17-year-old male with a single gunshot wound.

He was later transported to the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

"The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time," said Andrew Boggess, public information officer for the Owensboro Police Department.

OPD asks anyone with information to call the Owensboro Police Department at 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.

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