Three Men Charged with Murder in Morganfield Deaths

The three men arrested in connection with the Friday shooting in Union County have all been charged with murder.

Two people died following a shooting in Morganfield.

Union County Coroner Stephen Shouse said both victims suffered gunshot wounds at a house on West O'Bannon Street.

Clarence Smith, Keyontae McGuire and Joeviante Simms were leveled with the new charges after leading police in a chase that began in Morganfield and ended in Henderson.

The suspects were chased from Morganfield before they bailed from their vehicle in Henderson, right outside South Heights Elementary School. No students were present at the time.

Clarence Smith was charged with Fleeing or Evading Police, Failure to or Improper Signal, Wanton Endangerment, Careless Driving and Reckless Driving.

Keyontae McGuire was charged with Disorderly Conduct, Violating Probation and Fleeing or Evading Police.

Joeviante Simms was charged with Fleeing or Evading Police, Wanton Endangerment and Resisting Arrest.

According to the Henderson County Jail's website, all three men have their bonds set at $2 million.

The three are currently scheduled to make their first court appearance on the charges Tuesday at 9 a.m.


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