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Police Looking for Suspects After Owensboro Home Damaged by Gunfire

Anyone with information on the shooting should call the Owensboro Police Department.

Posted: Jul 8, 2021 10:31 AM
Updated: Jul 9, 2021 9:22 AM

The Owensboro Police Department says it's investigating after a home on Werner Avenue was damaged by gunfire.

According to OPD, officers began investigating the incident on Wednesday around 5:30 p.m. after the damage was first noticed by the resident on Monday, July 5.

Bullet holes litter the side of an Owensboro home on Werner Avenue

In total, nine bullet holes hit the home and another went through a bedroom window. Another bullet struck neighbors car and busted a window.

44News spoke with one of the homeowners on Thursday Morning: "It's so scary, I'm not sure I want to live here anymore," she said.

A nearby neighbor says she knows exactly when it happened. "We heard it that night, the shots were way too close together to be gunshots. People in this area are scared. Really scared," the neighbor stated.

44News has reported 5 similar incidents in Owensboro since the beginning of 2021.

Detectives are investigating the incident. Anyone with information should call OPD at 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.


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