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OPD: Wounded Man Crashes into a House and Dies


No injuries were reported inside the house

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Owensboro. WNIN’s John Gibson has details:

Owensboro Police responded to the 1200 Block of West 7th Street just after 11:00 Monday night for a vehicle crash into a house.

The OPD says when officers arrived, they found a bystander performing CPR on a man who had been driving the vehicle.

Officers assisted with medical care and discovered a gunshot wound on the driver.

An ambulance took the victim to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital where he later died.

Detectives believe the man was shot in the 900 block of West 7th Street and tried to drive away, but crashed into a house three blocks away.

The man’s name has not been released.

Anyone with more information is asked to call the OPD at 270- 687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.