Officers were dispatched to a possible shooting around 9:30 Wednesday night.
Once on scene patrol officers determined the shooting occurred in the 1700 Blk of McCulloch Ave. in Owensboro.
Detectives says 49-year-old Michael S. Crowe of Owensboro was found with a gunshot wound to the neck, the man was pronounced dead on the scene.
44News spoke with neighbors nearby, they say they're stunned this happened in thier neighborhood.
The spokesperson for the Owensboro Police Department says the criminal investigation continues, anyone with information is asked to call OPD or 911.
The Daviess County Coroner says an autopsy is scheduled.